... A left central disc osteophyte complex is present. It effaces the ventral thecal sac. No central canal stenosis is present. Superimposed unconvertabral spurring, facet arthropathy and the disc osteophyte complex mild to moderate narrow the left foramen. ... (3 replies)
... st week gave me MRI again and EMG test. First MRI I had was an open one, this one is closed. Just got the MRI report. Looks like it there is a newer finding, the stenosis is congenital. Also, there is no mention of the word "moderate", all compression is qualified as "mild". ... (35 replies)
... based bridging osteophyte, and hypertrophic change to the ligamentum flavum with severe spinal stenosis and compromise of the cervical cord. The sagittal dimension of the canal is reduced to less than 5mm. ... (4 replies)
... s of the spinal cord diameter at this level and suggesting myelomalacia. No hemorrhage identified. There is also moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis. ... (24 replies)
... s of the spinal cord diameter at this level and suggesting myelomalacia. No hemorrhage identified. There is also moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis. ... (3 replies)
... s of the spinal cord diameter at this level and suggesting myelomalacia. No hemorrhage identified. There is also moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis. ... (13 replies)
... C6 causing severe spinal stenosis and cord flattening with myelomalacia and moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis. ... (24 replies)
... There is mild foraminal narrowing seen bilaterally. ... (20 replies)
... level, there is minimal disc bulge and osteophytic ridge, which slightly flattens the ventral thecal sac. There is facet hypertrophy contributing to mild to moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis left greater than right. ... (17 replies)
... Marginal Osteophyte disc complex. No evidence of central canal stenosis. Mild to moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis. Facet arthrosis. ... (7 replies)
... lateral recess. No significant foraminal encroachment is seen. ... (9 replies)
... I am clueless and just getting more confused and worried as I look up these terms. This is from an MRI w/o contrast.
Moderate to large disk defects are present at both C5-6 and C6-7. Considered a severe central canal stenosis at both levels, more severely at C6-7 than C5-6. This does compromise the AP diameter canal and is considered to impress upon the cord more severely... (11 replies)
... What causes cervical canal stenosis other than age? ... (10 replies)
... s a disc space narrowing , degenerative dessication and marginal osteophyte formation. A broad right paracentral disc osteophyte complex is present which causes moderate compression of the right anterior aspect of the cervical cord and moderate circumferential central canal stenosis. ... (3 replies)
... Hi EVERYONE. Thank you ALL for the great information. I just had an x-ray done of my cervical area. I was hoping for an MRI, but it looks like they have to go through x-ray first. Ugh...HMO. Anyway...these were the results.
There are no fractures or malalignment. There is no prevertebral
soft tissue swelling. Moderate bilateral foraminal stenosis is ... (12 replies)
... hi again when i had my procedure done yesterday i asked the nurse about sclerosis and she said its a kind of artheritis ( MISPL ) hope that helps alittle. soldierswife (5 replies)
... Hi Grama: I just saw your long post. Please go to back board here. It doesn't matter if you get mad, that is part of this awefull process you are going through. We understand. Please post in Back Prob. forum and give it a week. We aren't doctors. We are all patients and we care about you. I guarantee you will find someone who has similar experiences/mri reports on Back... (5 replies)
... MRI scan of the lumbar spine.History 45year old female with low back pain bilateral leg pain and numbness. ... (5 replies)
... I dont' know much abut reading MRI's however I do know a bit about cord compression and if I were you I'd get 2 more opinions at least from surgeons.
BTW I was told to not fall down or get into an accident when I first had my spinal injury and one surgeon wanted to do surgery and 2 others said not at this time. This was in 2003. I was doing great until this... (16 replies)
... arthrosis. There is no thecal sac compression. There is mild left foraminal stenosis. ... (16 replies)