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... Mild posterior disc spur complex resulting in effacement of the ventral thecal sac and mild left neuroforaminal narrowing. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, Cerebrospinal fluid. The way the radiologist wrote the finding is strange. There is a covering around the spinal cord called the thecal sac. The innermost layer of this contains the spinal cord with CSF surrounding it. ... (5 replies)
... Somewhat redundant, given the thecal sac effacement. ... (1 replies)

... causing thecal sac effacement and left articular recess narrowing, without significant exit foraminal narrowing. ... (1 replies)
... C6 left paracentral disc protrusion with annular tear is seen again and has progressed in the interval, now causing effacement of the thecal sac and mass effect upon the ventral aspect of the left hemi cord. ... (6 replies)
... So here is the bottom line with your neck and lumbar spine. You have 2 areas where the spinal nerves are being compressed but both are "ranked" as being "mild". The 4 levels of severity are minimal, mild, moderate and severe and most spine surgeon will not touch you until you are "severe". As for the cord compression, believe it or not, the cord can take a lot of compression... (9 replies)
... ension of disc material preferential to the left of midline with a contour most consistent with a relatively focal bulge. This deforms the anterior aspect of the thecal sac across the midline and preferential to the left. ... (9 replies)
... nsion of disc material preferential to the left of midline with a contour most consistent with a relatively focal bulge. This deforms the anterior aspect of the thecal sac across the midline and preferential to the left. ... (0 replies)
... Does this sound like surgery is the only way to relief? There is no pain only numbness in some extremities. C2-C3: Disc osteophytic bulge and uncovertebral hypertrophy contribute to moderate central canal stenosis with flattening of the thecal sac/cord contour and moderate to severe bilateral neural foraminal stenosis. C3-C4: Disc osteophytic bulge and... (5 replies)
... ery nervous and would like any input about the success of this surgery. Diagnosed with left paracentral disc protrusion, annular tear has progressed now causing effacement of the thecal sac and mass effect upon the ventral aspect of the left hemicord. ... (0 replies)
... demonstrates mild uncovertebral hypertrophy resulting in mild right neural foramen encroachment. There is effacement of the ventral thecal sac without significant central canal encroachment. ... (0 replies)
... demonstrates mild uncovertebral hypertrophy resulting in mild right neural foramen encroachment. There is effacement of the ventral thecal sac without significant central canal encroachment. ... (0 replies)
... Paracentral disc bulge with associate osteophyte complex causing effacement of the ventral aspect of the thecal sac and mild canal narrowing. ... (1 replies)
... one could have several MRI's done and each doctor will tell you something different. It says....there is facet arthropathy bilaterally. The AP diameter of the thecal sac measures 14 mm.g. ... (0 replies)
... osteophyte complex and right uncoverterbral joint osteophyte formation, with partial effacement of right lateral recess. No significant central spinal stenosis or left neural foraminal narrowing. Marked right neural foraminal narrowing. ... (4 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. The midline AP diameter of the thecal sac is approximately 1cm. ... (2 replies)
Spine RMI
Jul 31, 2013
... Posterior central disc osteophyte complex formation results in mild anterior effacement of the thecal sac. End plate spurring and facet arthropathy results in mild narrowing of the right exit foramen. ... (3 replies)
... posterior spondylosis complex resulting in complete effacement of ventral thecal sac with moderate AP canal stenosis. Bilateral moderate narrowing of neural forimina, mild facet joint hypertrophy noted. ... (3 replies)
Next Step?
Jun 10, 2013
... C6 with thecal sac effacement and some narrowing. Don't have the MRI with me, so I can't give the exact wording. No anomalies noted at any other cervical joint. ... (2 replies)
... thecal sac and left lateral recess. Superimposed small left lateral recess disc protrusion contacts and flattens the ventral left hemicord. ... (5 replies)


Associated Tags: cervical, cord deformity, effacement csf, facet, foraminal narrowing, herniated disc, hypertrophy, mri report interpretation, spondylolysis, syrinx

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