... The potentially most concerning finding is at C5 : The radiologist saw a region within the vertebra that was darker than the surrounding bone on both T1, and T2 MRI. This most likely indicates osteophyte formation within the bone (bone island as suggested). The radiologist also alludes to the possibility of metastatic disease which would be a migration of a tumor to the... (1 replies)
... I have been having headaches and neck pain for. Few months now so the surgeon who performed my most recent lumbar fusion ordered an MRI to see what was going on. I received a copy of my MRI today and hope somebody can tell me what it all means. ... (1 replies)
... Just curious if anyone else has this going on with them? My MRI results shows
Broad-based disk ridging with facet hypertrophy causing mild central canals stenosis. Thanks for any help.
Peggy (1 replies)
... another appointment with the specialist. I went in seen him yesterday and now he wants me to have a myelogram. Why would I need a myelogram if I already had an MRI showing a huge herniation? ... (1 replies)
... Shortness of breath is a symptom of pleural effusion.
I hope you have a well trained, experienced spine specialist to make an accurate diagnosis and plan of treatment for you. (3 replies)
... Hi thanks for responding. Yes I am aware that I have scoliosis since childhood. However I never experienced any pain from it up until about 10 years ago when I was in an accident. From there I was in several accidents. I started to develop life changing symptoms. First there was inflammation and pain. Then it started further downhill. I had to quit my fulltime job because... (3 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Did you have all three MRIs done at the same time? That is a long time to lie still in a tube! What are your symptoms? I gather you have numbness in the upper extremities? Anything else going on?
Without going into lengthy detail, the cervical area is not too bad. Most of the disc degeneration appears to be lower down. You will notice that there... (3 replies)
... 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)
... I recently had an MRI of my neck and these were the findings. My primary MD said that it just showed arthritic changes. Should I be concerned? ... (1 replies)
... What part of your back? Cervical, thoracic or lumbar? (1 replies)
... I'm sorry about my confusion. I don't think right. I am posting the results below and can you tell me what you think? ... (26 replies)
... I didn't really understand what you are saying except getting a closer appt. I do have a appt with my surgeon next Tues. the 26th to go over all my results for the many different tests I've had since I last saw him in mid July so hopefully this result will be there too. ... (26 replies)
... I had an appt with my Ortho on the 13th but we switched it to the 26th because I have 2 more tests next week and once I see him all my results will be in that he wanted me to be tested for. So we'll see what he says then. ... (26 replies)
... gmak I don't have my appt with my surgeon until the 26th. It was the 13th but was changed due to 2 tests I'm having next week and he wants results of all the many tests I have had/having recently.
chuckstr has some good understandings of MRI's so maybe he'll comment. I just hate the waiting game.
No migraines, never had one. In trying to search for info I did see a lot... (26 replies)
... ChuckStr, what does CSF mean in the results? I see that on mine and I don't know what that stands for??? (5 replies)
... Well tomorrow is the Urologist. Last specialist before I go back to my surgeon for "All" results on the 13th. ... (26 replies)
... Chuck you seem extremely knowledgeable, perhaps you can help me with my MRI results, C5-C6 left paracentral disc protrusion with annular tear is seen again and has progressed in the interval, now causing effacement of the thecal sac and mass effect upon the ventral aspect of the left hemi cord. I had a fall in July of 2008 and that is when my back issues began, I have other... (6 replies)
Found this site and read through people's very similar conditions. Really Informative but I have a few specific questions of my own so new thread. I posted under. General Health by accident, this belongs here.
MRI Results Axial imaging done between C3-T2.
C4-5: Broad-based disc osteophyte bar compressing the theca and causing moderate severe bilateral C5 exit... (6 replies)
... I have recently gotten my mri results and I didnt entirely understand what all the doctor was saying. I need help with understanding it in normal terms if someone could help me. ... (4 replies)
... I'm a 44 year old female. I do very physical work about 3 months ago starting getting a deep burning pain in my neck, shoulders. Pain radiating down my arms. Finger numbness in all finger, more so in pinky and ring. Arm weakness both. Doc said I have carpal tunnel in left , now she says in right too.
There is normal cervical lordosis. Vertebral... (4 replies)