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... please explain in lay man's term what bilateral facet joint hypertrophy in C5-C6 level means (2 replies)
... Ok. let me take a stab at this. Your spine consists of bone and discs. The bony parts are called facets, which are connected to each other at joints, called facet joints. Facet joints are on the left and right side of each facet. ... (2 replies)
... Hi! I have facet problems in my lower back. ... (2 replies)

... mm bulge flattens the cervical cord causing moderate central stenosis. Unicinate joint spurring causes moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis. ... (1 replies)
... Hi, I'm wondering if anyone can help me understand my MRI report? I've had chronic neck pain since a parking garage hit the back of my neck/head in 10/01, but in 8/12 I was hospitalized for Viral Meningitis (ironically, 2 ks after my cervical spinal injections, but determined NOT fungal). An MRI was done then, but I never saw that report. Since that time, I've had increased... (2 replies)
... Fusion at right facet joint... Doc asked about that surgery, WHAT surgery was my reply, because I've never had any... what does this mean? ... (0 replies)
... S1 Disc bulging with facet degenerative changes, with mild left foraminal encroachment. ... (5 replies)
Need advice
Mar 24, 2012
... broad based posterior spur indenting anterior cord, mild spinal stenosis, facet degenerative changes, nf narrowing. ... (4 replies)
... e the thecal sac and mild flattening the ventral cord without underlying cord signal abnormality. Asymmetric left greater than right uncovertebral arthopathy and facet joint hypertrophy cause moderate left and mild right neuroforaminal encroachment on the exiting C4 nerve roots. ... (3 replies)
... e the thecal sac and mild flattening the ventral cord without underlying cord signal abnormality. Asymmetric left greater than right uncovertebral arthopathy and facet joint hypertrophy cause moderate left and mild right neuroforaminal encroachment on the exiting C4 nerve roots. ... (3 replies)
Neck MRI
Aug 11, 2014
... There is moderate narrowing of the right neural foramen due to unconvertebral and facet joint hypertrophy. The spinal canal and left neural foramen are not significantly narrowed. ... (1 replies)
... ting on the dural sac with no spinal cord compromise. the right neural foramen is patent. The left neural foramen is mild to moderately narrowed by uncovertebral joint hypertrophy. ... (10 replies)
... L5. There is moderate broad base central disc protrusion causing mild compression of the thecal sac. This demonstrates mild caudal overhang. The is moderate facet joint hypertrophy. ... (1 replies)
... There is no focal disc herniation. The synovial articulating facet joints are mildly hypertrophic, but the foramina are patent, and the nerve roots exit in a normal manner. ... (0 replies)
Guess My Next Step
Apr 20, 2015
... level shows moderately severe compromise of the spinal canal 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)
... It says, "Bilateral uncovertebral hypertrophy causes moderate bilateral neural foraminal narrowing, left greater than the right. " In other words, it's caused by facet joint hypertrophy. ... (17 replies)
... based bulding and facet joint hypertrophy, there is mild bilateral, left greater than right, proximal neural foraminal narrowing. ... (0 replies)
... L5 there is disc desiccation, loss of disc space height and mild annular bulging. There is however quiet marked bilateral facet joint degenerative change, more marked on the right side than left. There is also a prominent synovial cyst causing severe right lateral recess stenosis. ... (0 replies)
... My MRI reports says Cervical Spondylosis with broad based central disc bulges at C3-C4, C4-C5, C5-C6 and C6-C7 IV disc levels with narrowing of spinal canal and mild compression on ventral surface of thecal sac. Bilateral facet joint hypertrophy resulting in further narrowing of spinal canal (however, no herniated disc and Cervical Cord have normal MR signal) . I have acute... (2 replies)
... n to operate, and the pathology of your stenosis. If you have disc bulging into the cord from the front, a front side surgery is usually preferred. If you have facet joint hypertrophy or other posterior compression, a back side is probably preferred. ... (5 replies)


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