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... focal posterocentral disk protrusion... ... (4 replies)
... The vertebral body heights and disk spaces are maintained. ... (3 replies)
... Here is what the MRI report says There are no relevant examinations for comparison. The patient is status post cervical fusion at C4-C5 and C5-C6.. There is a susceptibility artifact from the metallic fusion. At C3-C4 there is however a central disc herniation with ventral impression on the cervical cord. There are no significant cervical cord signal abnormalities in... (10 replies)

... level degenerative disk disease superimposed upon what appears to be congenitally narrowed spinal canal. No focal cord is abnormality is demonstrated. ... (0 replies)
... through arthritic degeneration. When bone spurs from multiple leves come together the make an osteophyte complex. ... (6 replies)
... No pain No surgery imho you can work on your weakness Try this Heat & Ice 6 times a day Get some Capsaicin Cream use twice a day (8 replies)
... level degenerative disk disease superimposed upon what appears to be congenitally narrowed spinal canal. No focal cord is abnormality is demonstrated. ... (8 replies)
... level degenerative disk disease superimposed upon what appears to be congenitally narrowed spinal canal. No focal cord is abnormality is demonstrated. ... (0 replies)
... C4 reveals a minimal disk osteophyte complex, causing compression of the thecal sac. Would this cause any symptions of any kind? ... (1 replies)
... Mild posterior disk osteophyte complex, slightly asymmetric to the left of midline. ... (4 replies)
... The foraminotomy was performed to remove osteophytes obstructing the foramen. In plain English the operation was to remove bone spurs to remove pressure on the nerve in the C5/6 area. Does this help? Thanks so much for your reply and insight. (7 replies)
... I had the same op - but at C4-5 - and don't remember any such symptoms. I would not be alarmed by them, though, so soon after the operation. Btw, can you say exactly what the foraminotomy was for? What was it that was obstructing the foramen? Something coming from in front (disk, disk/osteophyte complex, uncovertebral joint hypertrophy) or just something coming from behind... (7 replies)
Interpreting MRI
Aug 21, 2013
... is a transcription error and that the radiologist actually said "disk osteophyte complex". Ossification of the posterior ligament is possible, but seems unlikely given the context. ... (1 replies)
... The disk itself is also bulging backward into the spinal canal. ... (2 replies)
... MIld Disk osteophyte complex is seen. MIld BUlge is present. There is mild effacement of the thecal sac anteriorly. probabable mild central stenosis is seen. ... (2 replies)
... based disk osteophyte complex. The thecal sac is narrowed to 4 mm in AP dimension with abnormal cord signal suggesting myelomalacia. ... (19 replies)
... OK, so you have a bulging disk between your C5 and C6 vertebrae. ... (10 replies)
... osteophyte complex had pushed the cord backward somewhat. This may or may not be symptomatic. ... (16 replies)
... seems to be the only level where a disk is out of place. It is pushing back into the canal far enough to touch the front of the cord. ... (2 replies)
... The first thing is to take note of the adjectives, as radiologists use a fairly standard set: minimal, mild, moderate and severe. The definitions that I would put on them are: minimal - there, but barely noticeable mild - clearly noticeable, but unlikely to be problematic moderate - borderline problematic, refer to symptoms severe - DO something about this! (2 replies)


Associated Tags: acdf, back pain, degenerative disc disease, disk degeneration, extrusion, foraminal narrowing, mri help, osteophyte, spinal & foraminal stenosis, spinal cord flattening, spinal stenosis, thecal sac, weak arms

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