... CLINICAL HISTORY: scoliosis; daily numbness in bilateral upper extremities
737.30 - Scoliosis (and kyphoscoliosis), idiopathic
numbness in bilateral upper extremities
TECHNIQUE: MR CERVICAL SPINE WO CONTRAST, MR THORACIC SPINE WO CONTRAST,
MR LUMBAR SPINE WO CONTRAST
FINDINGS: (3 replies)
... Your MRI is telling you :
"straightening of normal cervical lordosis" - normally your cervical spine is slightly curved (concave) when looking from the back. That is called lordosis. In your case that has straightened somewhat. This is indicative of some instability but the radiologist doesn't specify how much or give measurements, and also doesn't include this in his... (5 replies)
... MRI cervical spine without contrast, pain radiating to the right upper extremity. ... (5 replies)
... There is normal cervical lordosis. Vertebral body heights appear normal.prevertebral soft tissues are normal in thickness.craniocervical junction is unremarkable. ... (4 replies)
... MRI, Cervical spine. ... (0 replies)
... I'm not a dr but have learned a bunch about cervical MRI lingo since I've been suffering for years with troubles of my own and I like to understand what's happening. ... (3 replies)
... There is straightening of the normally observed cervical lordosis and diffuse cervical disc dehydration dhange. The posterior fossa is clear. ... (3 replies)
... Straightening of the normal cervical lordosis. ... (0 replies)
... signal throughout the cervical spinal cord. ... (8 replies)
... Here are the readings of my MRI's for Cervical and Lumbar. ... (27 replies)
... Straightening however there is currently slight reversal cervical lordosis, suggestive for spasm. ... (0 replies)
... There is straightening of the normally observed cervical lordosis and diffuse cervical disc dehydration dhange. The posterior fossa is clear. ... (0 replies)
... Reversal of normal cervical lordosis throughout the cervical spine, as a result of degenerative disease. No focal bone marrow singal abnormality is seen. ... (20 replies)
... ulder impingement, which was only logical. As far as I know, though, you do not have clinical evidence that you do, while you certainly have clinical evidence of cervical impingement. I'd also note that one or two people on these boards have reported shoulder surgeries that later seemed unnecessary, so it works both ways. ... (30 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)
... weighted images were performed through the cervical spine. ... (23 replies)
I am new to the boards, but have been a long time reader. Please excuse me if this runs long - it's been a long 7 years. I'm 31 and outside of my spine I am pretty healthy (before my spine issues I was very healthy).
Played rugby for several years as a young’un, was a firefighter for 5 years and then was t-boned by a guy running a red light. Doctors sent me to PT,... (23 replies)
... Evidence of extensive surgery is noted with fusion of the vertebral bodies and uncovertebral joints at C4 through C7 with reversal of lordosis through this region. ... (3 replies)
... Hello. Was it a whiplash? How did this accident happen?
Do you have problems turning your neck?
Straightening of the lordosis can cause pain (some doctors don't addres that yet).
That is one thing. Also, perhaps you have muscle pain.
If you are suffering from pain all the time, then you should think about taking pain meds. (2 replies)
... Neck pain, 723.1, right sided cervical radiculopathy. ... (1 replies)