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... There is a small midline protruding disc which moderately effaces the thecal sac. The neural foramina at this level are unremarkable. ... (7 replies)
... mary April 2010, who sent me for mri. I won't read it all, but said "c5 c6 bulging disc with hypertrophic spurs c5 c6, with evidence of stenosis with ap diameter thecal sac 6mm. C4 C5 bulging disc". Physical therapy did NOTHING. Finally referd for lumbar and cervical consult May11, but surgeon wanted new MRI. ... (0 replies)
... ary April 2010, who sent me for mri. I won't read it all, but said "c5 c6 bulging disc with hypertrophic spurs c5 c6, with evidence of stenosis with ap diameter thecal sac 6mm. C4 C5 bulging disc". Physical therapy did NOTHING. Finally referd for lumbar and cervical consult May11, but surgeon wanted new MRI. ... (2 replies)

... thecal sac and partially effaces the anterior subarachnoid space. ... (4 replies)
MRI Results
Mar 12, 2017
... preserved. No cord edema. Thecal sac 8.5 mm in AP diameter. ... (4 replies)
MRI results
Jan 14, 2016
... There is a right central disc protusion effacing the ventral thecal sac causing some minimal ventral cord flattening but no frank cord compression or intrinsic cord signal abnormality. Neural foramina are widely patent. ... (1 replies)
Guess My Next Step
Apr 20, 2015
... l secondary to spondylotic changes involving the facet joint, hypertrophy of the ligament flava and a central, 5 mm disc herniation which slightly compresses the thecal sac without compromise of the neural foramina. ... (0 replies)
... A stable small to moderate central disc bulge is present which effaces the ventral thecal sac but does not abut the thoracic cord and does not narrow the central canal. No significant foraminal stenosis is noted. ... (0 replies)
... C5, 2 mm broadbased posterior disc protrusions effaces the ventral thecal sac without central canal or neural foraminal stenosis. ... (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)
... Minimal central disc protrusion which effaces the ventral CSF space without contacting the cord.Neural formamial are grossly patent bilaterally. ... (1 replies)
... There are is minimal bulging of several discs within the midthoracic spine region. Finding effaces the anterior thecal sac but do not impinge on the spinal cord. The thoracic canal and foramina are patent. ... (4 replies)
... A left central disc osteophyte complex is present. It effaces the ventral thecal sac. No central canal stenosis is present. ... (3 replies)
Help with MRI
Feb 2, 2013
... c6 right paracentral disc protrusion which effaces the anterior epidural fat and focally abuts and minimally indents the spinal cord to the right of midline. There is mild right foraminal stenosis. ... (4 replies)
... There is a small disc bulge. Thecal sac measures 8mm representing mild to moderate spinal stenosis. No signifigant foraminal encrachment. ... (27 replies)
... Central disc osteophyte complex effaces ventral thecal sac and touches the cord. AP canal diameter is mildly narrowed 0.9 cm. ... (5 replies)
... There is a mild central disc osteophyte complex which minimally effaced the ventral thecal sad but causes no significant canal stenosis or cord flattening. There is no significant foraminal narrowing. ... (11 replies)
So. Frustrated.
Jul 28, 2012
... Well, I'd say that's a pretty good educated guess? sounds logical to me! thank you so so so much. I've been really struggling with symptoms, is this all in my head or ? Oh wait, it IS kinda all in my head, but anyway...thank you for breaking that down for me and for the validation. I appreciate it more than you know. ;) (6 replies)
So. Frustrated.
Jul 28, 2012
... The ventral sac is composed of the thecal membrane, running down your spinal canal, with spinal fluid inside that, then the spinal cord inside the fluid. ... (6 replies)


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