... I am so happy to have found this thread! Early in September, I started having a pain in my neck, radiating into my shoulder and arm. I went to see an orthopedic specialist who gave me a steroid shot in the shoulder, although the x-ray of the shoulder showed nothing wrong. It seemed that the shot helped for a week or so and then the pain was back, and slowly kept getting worse... (6 replies)
... posterior osteophyte formation what this means l5-s1 (3 replies)
... my report says there is some degenerative of my cervical spine most marked at C2/C3,C3/C4,C5/C6 and C6/C7.The degree of the degenerative change is mild and there is good preservation of disc space,however,there is posterior osteophyte formation at C2/C3 and C3/C4 and there is mild interior osteophyte formation at C5/C6 and to a lesser extent C6/C7.There is also some... (0 replies)
... What is posterior osteophytosis and mild broad-based bulging of the C2/C3 of the cervical spine?
What is moderate bilateral neural foraminal narrowing?
What is moderate right paracentral and lateral herniation with anterior effacement of the thecal sac and mild to moderate effacement of the right side of the cervical spinal cord?
What is uncovertebral hypertrophy?
What is... (3 replies)
... Hi, this means you have bone spurs (osteophyte) growing at the spine level between L5-S1 which is below your waist right above your tailbone kind of in your lumbar spine. This is like arthritis and it says posterior- is the back side of the spine.
You have pain in your back and/or leg?? (3 replies)
... mm disc protrusion with posterior osteophytes results in mild bilateral foraminal narrowing and possible impingement on the exiting nerve roots bilaterally. No central canal stenosis. ... (56 replies)
... There is generalized annular disc bulging and posterior osteophyte formation asymmetrical to the right. This results in effacement of the ventral aspect of the subarachnoid space on the right. ... (4 replies)
... Limited evaluation of the posterior fossa is normal.Normal craniocervical juction. There is straightening of the normal cervical spine lordosis. ... (1 replies)
... disc degeneration and minor foraminal narrowing. Posterior osteophyte formation. ... (13 replies)
... what is a posterior osteophyte formation and what is disc osteophyte complex with a superimposed central disc herniation? ... (1 replies)
... This board mainly deals with cervical spine problems(neck). You might want to post your question on the Back Problems board. Lots of help there for the lumbar spine.
Jenny (3 replies)
... there is minor posterior osteophyte formation laterally. ... (2 replies)
... C5 right sided promintent posterior osteophyte formation resulting in mild to moderate right neuroformaminal stenosis. ... (1 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with a Cervical Myelopathy. This apparently is caused by minimal posterior bulging at C3/4, and C4/5, a moderate right lateral extruded disc, causing moderate right lateral cord compression and severe right root impingement, at C5/6. Mild degenerative disc narrowing, and posterior osteophyte formation, and mild thecal sac compression at C6/7. My... (46 replies)
... c4right lateral osteophyte formation encroaching on the right neural foramen. the spinal canal is patent. ... (7 replies)
... C6 level secondary to posterior osteophyte formation with mild cord distortion. Cord above and below these levels unremarkable. ... (8 replies)
... disc space. Anterior and posterior osteophyte formation is present, as well as a diffuse disc bulge posteriorly which is more prominent on the right. ... (9 replies)
... c6 with mild disc space narrowing and anterior and posterior osteophyte formation causing neural foraminal narrowing, right side greater than left. The signal intensity of the cervical spinal cord is within normal limits. ... (1 replies)
... that is broad based. This effaces all of the CSF signal anterior and posterior to the spinal cord. There is suggestion of a congenitally small bony canal at the C5 and C6 levels. ... (5 replies)
... cerebellar tonsils low lying with inferior aspect of cerebellar tonsil just approaching superior aspect of posterior arch of C1. Little associated cervicomedullary compression. ... (1 replies)