... surgical spine physician. After the prednisone, I am still not feeling much better and had the MRI done. ... (0 replies)
... MRI Results on Cervical Spine:
There is disc space narrowing and particularly at the C5-6 level with associated spurring at the end plate margins.
C5-C6: there is a diffuse and somewhat bilobed disc-osteophyte complex causing anterior extradural defect on the thecal sac with slight mass effect on the cord. there is moderate right and severe left for forminal stenosis.
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... Ok im looking for someone to help me further understand my mri results... I am 26 years old and this is my 2nd mri following a C5 compression fracture. The findings are as follows... ... (0 replies)
... Hi guys I am new to here so please bare with me if I do anything wrong. So here's a quick description of my history and I'm also looking for some new mri advice. I am a 29 female who was fit and healthy up until all this. ... (1 replies)
... Your MRI does not show much that would indicate why you are in pain. ... (1 replies)
... me. Didn't think anything of it till February 2014 I woke up one morning and my back was hurting so bad I couldn't get dressed. Come to find out after I had an mri done that I had severe spinal stenosis with a disc extrusion and degenerative disc disease. ... (8 replies)
... t to address in your post. First, I do not understand why the pseudoarthrosis was not addressed. There must be a little instability at that segment which often results in pain...and the screw backing out indicates this. ... (2 replies)
... You have quite a bit going on in your spine. From the description of your symptoms and the MRI results it is quite likely that these issues are indeed caused by the problems in your cervical spine. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you for your explanation ! It was a neurologist who ordered the MRI and it takes her a long time to get back with the results, but I asked for a copy of the results of the MRI so I'm trying myself to see how bad all this is. ... (2 replies)
... If so, the doctor will correlate the findings of the MRI with what is found on physical exam, a basic neurological exam and after listening to a description of how these issues affect your daily life. ... (2 replies)
... i had a neck MRI without a contrast, and at :
C3-C4 small 2 mm central disc protrusion.
C4-C5 there is a 4 mm disc protrusion which effaces the ventral subarachnoid space and conributes to mild canal stenosis.Moderate right foraminal narrowing is seen secondary to facet an uncovertebral degenerative change. No significant left foraminal narrowing see.
C5-C6 mild... (2 replies)
... I am not offering medical advice, but I can tell you that most of what your MRI is showing, is actually pretty normal. Stenosis, is a narrowing of the area around the spine. ... (2 replies)
... I have been suffering since 4/30 finally got my MRI see results:
CT3-4, mild bulging of the disc is noted.
CT4-5 degenerative changes in uncinate processes and mild/moderate foraminal stenosis is noted bilaterally. Bilateral spurs/hard discs are noted. Findings are slightly more pronounced on the right and mild indentation of the right C5 nerve cannot be excluded and... (2 replies)
... Your cervical issues are of more concern than the lumbar ones due to the fact that the spinal cord is at risk of becoming damaged with the cervical issues. This results in a greater risk of potential paralysis than the lumbar stenosis. This is due to the fact that the spinal cord terminates around the L1 level in most people. ... (19 replies)
... Can an MRI show an old injury after it has healed? ... (4 replies)
... ray done but that came back normal ... I was shocked about that one. I supposed to go get an MRI of my spine once my insurance approves it. ... (0 replies)
... MRI results: C3-C4: uncovertebral joint hyper trophy and facet hyper trophy with moderate narrowing right foramen. C4-C5: Uncovertebral joint hyper trophy mild narrowing of left foramen. Prior anterior fusion C5-C7. (0 replies)
... Welcome to the board. While there are no "big problems" that jump out, you have degenerative changes going on that often cause symptoms and pain.
Have you seen a spine specialist or did your family doc tell you things were fine?
What symptoms are you experiencing? (2 replies)
... One more question (or food for thought). Should I seek a specialist before the MRI, if I decided to do that sooner rather than later? What is the best resource for finding a good neck specialist? (3 replies)
... Again, thanks for the response. I'm not sure if I will wait to get an MRI when the pain gets worse, or if I will do it now. ... (3 replies)