... be reduced in diameter....first, "stenosis" is a term that means narrowing. It can occur mainly in two locations in the spine...in the central canal and in the neural foramina, which are openings located at each vertebra level that allows a spinal nerve to exit the spine to go out to the area of the body it innervates. ... (3 replies)
... It is meant to say foraminal not frontal. The foramina are openings located at each vertebra where a spinal nerve exits the spine. ... (1 replies)
... Depending on the number that is the level where you neural foramina is narrowed. ... (2 replies)
... what does narrowing of the neural foramina mean (2 replies)
... there is fairly severe impingement on neural foramina bilaterally at C67 secondary to these osteophytes. ... (22 replies)
... Hello folks. I found out that there is a lot of knowledgeable citizens on this forum. Perhaps I can get some piece of mind with your input. I am 38 years old. About three years ago I had a 30 pound box slipped between my arms hitting me on top of the head. The doctors diagnosed was a strained neck. I had pain and stiffness in the neck for like three weeks. My neck has always... (2 replies)
... I, too, was just diagnosed with cervical stenosis and formainal narrowing from C3 all the way to C7. I had been having many, many neurological symptoms and finally after 2 yrs they decided to do an MRI. ... (14 replies)
... i can go back to my gp i know but i dont want to make any fuss if it really isnt anything to worry about. is the narrowing some kind of stenosis? ... (14 replies)
neck, did a great job of explaining it,i could never put into those words .I just want to add than depending on the area of the narrowing(for ex, mine is in my neck normal dm. is 12-14 )so anything below a 10 in that area would be called spinal stenosis lower the number the worse the stenoisis, Mine is really low don't know the # but was told it was real low.Do some... (2 replies)
... central disk protrusion, displaces cord posteriorly, results in compression, neural foramina patent. ... (5 replies)
... the other is in the neural foramina. The foramen is an opening where a specific spinal nerve exits the spine and goes out to the area of the body it innervates. ... (3 replies)
... is mild to moderate central stenosis with flattening of the spinal cord but no cord signal abnormality. Moderate to severe left and moderate right neuroforaminal narrowing at this level with possible impingement on the exiting left greater than right C6 nerve roots. ... (3 replies)
... is broad disc osteophyte complex eccentric to the left,mild narrowing of the left neural foramina, right is normal. ... (3 replies)
... I recently saw a MS specialist just for screening since my sister was just diagnosed and I do have some symptoms, such as a strong intolerance to heat, odd feelings in my legs, such as cold running down them, weakness in my legs (everything is worse on the right), I can't remember things, tremors of head and hands, numbness, tingling, burning, etc.
Anyhow, I just got my... (1 replies)
... ut toward the central canal where they are coming in contact with the canal and pushing in the side to the extent that it is affecting the diameter of the canal, narrowing it to 6mm. ... (2 replies)
... The foramina are the openings through which a spinal nerve exits the spine to go out to a particular part of the body. ... (3 replies)
... disc protusion effacing the ventral thecal sac causing some minimal ventral cord flattening but no frank cord compression or intrinsic cord signal abnormality. Neural foramina are widely patent. ... (1 replies)
... effacing the thecal sac and contacting the ventral spinal cord, contributing to mild central canal stenosis. Uncovertebral spurring contributes to mild bilateral neural foraminal stenosis. ... (4 replies)
... C5. Patency of neural foramina is difficult to qualify given motion artifact. ... (1 replies)
... I had a MVC in October 2014, causing back pain. The pain has progressively gotten worse, and now I am having some pretty daunting symptoms. I had an MRI earlier this month and am waiting on my neurosurgeon appointment.
Here are my results, if anyone would like to give me some insight, that would be much appreciated.
MRI Lumbar Spine
Degenerative Modic Type 2 endplate... (4 replies)