... c3 with associated vertebral osteophytic ridging causing mild indentation of the left anterior margin of the thecal sac. ... (26 replies)
... osteophyte ridging is bone spur formation in laymens terms. ... (1 replies)
... My MRI showed degenerative disc disease most pronounced inthe mid to lower segments. ... (1 replies)
... C6 level reveals diffuse disc bulge, bony ridging, facet and uncovertebral hypertrophy, with very mild spinal canal stenosis circumferentially. There is severe biforaminal encroachment. ... (1 replies)
... A left central disc osteophyte complex is present. It effaces the ventral thecal sac. No central canal stenosis is present. ... (3 replies)
... ints of hand pain, knee pain, lumbar and cervical pain. Doc ordered x rays. Hands fine, rt knee mild arthritis, lumbar showed minor issues, cervical showed c5 c6 disc space narrowing, hypertrophic ridging. No biggie, right? ... (0 replies)
... ints of hand pain, knee pain, lumbar and cervical pain. Doc ordered x rays. Hands fine, rt knee mild arthritis, lumbar showed minor issues, cervical showed c5 c6 disc space narrowing, hypertrophic ridging. No biggie, right? ... (2 replies)
... left foraminal disc herniation. This disc herniation effaces the ventral fluid column and flattens the left ventral aspect of the spinal cord. ... (5 replies)
... Just based on the radiologist's report, I'm a little surprised at the "ASAP" recommendation to a surgeon. Lets look at the worst level...
<< C5-6 broad based disc protusion and osteophytic ridging and uncinate spurring >>
OK, so you have a bulging disk between your C5 and C6 vertebrae. The vertebrae also have bone overgrowth (call it osteophytes or call it bone spurs),... (10 replies)
... broad based disc protusion and osteophytic ridging and uncinate spurring with mass effect on the ventral thecal sac and near obliteration of the anterior CSF space. ... (10 replies)
... foraminal osteophytic ridging and disc bulge resulting in moderate severe foraminal narrowing. Mild foraminal narrowing is noted on the right at this level. The remaining discs are unremarkable. ... (7 replies)
... out evidence of disc herniation, central narrowing, etc. ... (5 replies)
... <<1. Osseous ridging at C5/6 >>
The C5 and C6 vertebrae have extra bone growing on them just above and below the C5-6 disk, probably due to long-term wear and tear. I believe this is what most radiologists would call a "disk-osteophyte complex".
<< with mild to moderate right sided canal stenosis >>
The extra bone is pushing backward into the spinal canal,... (2 replies)
... I would greatly appreciate help in understanding my MRI. It states;
1. Osseous ridging at C5/6 with mild to moderate right sided canal stenosis. There is also component of left sided ridging disc protrusion/osteophyte complex extending into the left neural foramen with moderately severe left and moderate right foraminal stenosis
2.Osseous ridging at C6/7 causing mild degree... (2 replies)
... Hi Webdozer,
Wow, it is amazing you know so much! Perhaps you could shed some light on my MRI report. I have not gone anywhere in nearly 8 weeks because of my neck pain.
Any comments would be most appreciated as to what the heck is going on, and what can I do to relieve at least some of the pain!
Thanks in advance!
Here is my MRI (20 replies)
... mild reverse S thoraxolumbar curvature. Minimal degenerative disc space narrowing and endplate osteophytic ridging. ... (0 replies)
... no evidence of disc bulge,central canal stenosis,or neural foraminal narrowing. ... (6 replies)
... to 2mm posterior osteophytic ridging and disc protrusion is seen with effacement of ventral thecal sac. The neural foramina are patent. ... (5 replies)
... What does it mean that the disc bulges are "extending centrally and to both sides of midline"? ... (0 replies)
... There is no evidence of focal extruded disc or central spinal stenosis. ... (4 replies)