... To me the thing I would most want to find out about is the two screws at C6 that appear to extend beyond the vertebral endplate and whether it is contacted a spinal nerve. It is not necessarily a problem, but it certainly could cause problems. ... (5 replies)
... Normal disc with minimal endplate spurring. ... (0 replies)
... with tiny endplate osteophytes. ... (11 replies)
... OK, to start with the adjectives:
Moderate = clearly there, and possibly borderline problematic
Severe = likely problematic
straightening of the normal cervical lordosis = your cervical spine reverses the forward lean of the thoracic spine at shoulder level - this change to (relatively) backward-bending is called lordosis. The radiologist is saying you're not as... (23 replies)
... Mild disc desiccation with normal disc height. There is a diffuse disc bulge with left greater than the right unconvertebral osteophytes and left posterior endplate osteophytes. AP diameter of the thecal sac measures 8.5mm in the midline with mild left ventral cord flattening. There is mild left foraminal narrowing. ... (23 replies)
... ntioned that can be caused by the arthritic degenerative process include the stenosis in the foramen and in the central canal, the hardening of the facet joints, endplate osteophytes, which are little bone spurs, and the changes in the alignment of the spine, some "curvature," etc. ... (1 replies)
... Please, I need some input, do not understand all of the terminology..
C Spine as follows:
1.. There are degenerative disc changes at C4-5, C5-6 and C6-C7
2.Neural foraminal stenosis C3-4,C4-5 and C5-6 due to uncovertabral osteophytes
6 views of the cervical spine were performed.There is a 2mm retrolisthesis of C5 and C6. Endplate osteophytes are noted C4-5, C5-6 and... (1 replies)
... Please explain
MRI survey of the cervical spine performed without contrast enhancement:
Cervical and left upper extremity pain/weakness of 3 weeks duration.
Standard cervical spine protocol was utilized.
Mild motion degradation is observed, most evident on the T1-weighted axial sequences. (3 replies)
... based anterior endplate marginal osteophytes with diffuse disc bulging are noted. However, there is no disc herniation or stenosis. ... (3 replies)
... resulting from a left paracentral disc protrusion,endplate osteophytes and mild uncovertebral hypertrophy. ... (1 replies)
... mild endplate changes with possible disc bulge causing mild thecal sac effacement but no cord deformity or myelomalacis. ... (6 replies)
... osteophyte" complex occurs when the disk protrudes backward into the canal, and the vertebrae lay on osteophytes above and below it. ... (7 replies)
... Endplate and uncovertebral osteophytes with broad based annular bulge. There is mod degree of central canal narrowing. Mild foraminal stenosis present. ... (10 replies)
... Endplate and uncovertebral osteophytes with broad based annular bulge. There is mod degree of central canal narrowing. Mild foraminal stenosis present. ... (8 replies)
... C5 due to residual endplate osteophytes. Remaining cervical spinal cord is normal in size and signal without intradural extra medullary lesion. There is no cerebellar tonsillar ectopia. ... (10 replies)
... get a second opinion about the test results from an orthopedic neurosurgeon. (2 replies)
... The ct scan show degenerative changes at several level of the thoracic spine are seen.Prominent osteodiscal bulge at C6-7 intervertebral space impinging on the anterior aspect of the thecal sac is seen. No significant nerve root compression is demostrated in the thoracic spine.
Also other ct scan in the lumbar spine said.
There is a broad disc protrusion at L2/3 which... (2 replies)
... based disc bulges and endplate osteophytes. ... (13 replies)
... is of C2 on C3 and stepwise retrolisthesis of C3 on C4 and C4 on C5 and C5 on C6. The vertebral bodies are within normal limits for height. Ventral, prevertebral osteophytes are present at several levels. There are endplate degenerative marrow signal changes present at several levels with Schmorl's nodes. ... (6 replies)
... minor discogenic endplate changes. ... (0 replies)