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... Hi Kross and thanks for the reply and advise. I was wondering.....If the NS, fused the c4-5 and c5-6 with hardware, and removed large bone spurs and cleaned out the foraminal stenosis......what at this point could be causing more spinal cord compression and how in the heck did "prominent osteophytes" form so soon after the ACDF? Any ideas? And BTW, I was 44 at the time of... (10 replies)
... I don't know enough to advise you, but at least now you know it's not cancer. You must feel better about that. I have ruptured disks at C5-6 and C6-7 and am having surgery on both on March 16th. I felt pretty sure you had something similiar because you symptoms are almost exactly the same as mine. I typed a long drawn out post to you the other night, but it didn't go... (5 replies)
... This is verbatim from the report: There is a loss of normal cervical lordosis. No anterolistheses or retrolisthesis is domonstrated. The cervical vertebral body heights are well maintained. there is disc desiccation and loss of disc space height seen at C5-6 and C6-7. The cervical spinal cord is normal in signal intensity and configuration. Axial images through the... (5 replies)

... tacts and very slightly flattens the right ventrolateral aspect of the spinal cord. A good volume of CSF remains present dorsal to the cord at this disc level. Osteophytes arising from the joints of Luschka create mild bony encroachment of the right foramen and minimal encroachment of the left foramen. ... (30 replies)
... C6. Mild loss of disc height, mild circumferential disc osteophytebcomplex most prominent at the right posterior lateral corner. ... (2 replies)
... Disk osteophytes are bone spurs. We can get these along with disc degeneration as we age. I have noted occurrences after a disc herniation bulge. ... (4 replies)
... There is a posterior disc marginal osteophytes complex, greater on the left. The central spinal canal is patent. There is mild facet hypertrophy, greater on the left. ... (16 replies)
... There is a posterior disc marginal osteophytes complex, greater on the left. The central spinal canal is patent. There is mild facet hypertrophy, greater on the left. ... (0 replies)
... is identified along the superior endplate of the C6 vertebral body. Heavily T2 weighted STIR images reveal no adnormal edema signal. Incidental note is made of prominent lingual tonsils. Mild adenoidal hypertrophy is noted. ... (21 replies)
... is identified along the superior endplate of the C6 vertebral body. Heavily T2 weighted STIR images reveal no adnormal edema signal. Incidental note is made of prominent lingual tonsils. Mild adenoidal hypertrophy is noted. ... (21 replies)
... C4 an annular disc bulge with small ventral osteophytes are noted. Moderately severe hypertrophy of the left facet joint is seen with severe narrowing of the left neuroforamen. ... (7 replies)
... There is a prominent central disc protrusion and there is a broad osteophytic spurring. There is moderate spinal canal stenosis and moderate, bilateral C7 neural foraminal stenosis. ... (23 replies)
... anterior marginal osteophytes formation and mild degeneration of dis desiccation at all lumbar levels. ... (5 replies)
... osteophyte" complex occurs when the disk protrudes backward into the canal, and the vertebrae lay on osteophytes above and below it. ... (7 replies)
... c6, there is a prominent posterior osteochondral bar. ... (13 replies)
... where there are prominent anterior and posterior osteophytes. There is articular facet hypertrophy through out the cervical spine as well. There is mild wedging of the C5 vertebra. ... (8 replies)
... Hello all, I was a squeeky wheel here seven years ago and after sussesfull surgery sort of faded away. Well I am back. Same old story I am hoping someone in the know can help sort these terms out. I apologize for spelling & othet typos, but hands are numb and my "fat fumble fingers" just dont seem to do what i want them to. Aslo I think the gabapentin makes me stupid. ... (10 replies)
CT report
Nov 6, 2009
... Hi I have been a long time sufferer of neck problems. Probably 12 years give or take. I'm 42 so it's been an on off pain in the butt. I've always had MRI's done and spoke to a neurosurgeon last year who suggested surgery but left it up to me. I'm not ready for that. I always said I'd only have surgery if I couldn't use my arms. Bad, I know. Well, my right arm is starting to go... (8 replies)
Back pain
Nov 1, 2009
... get a second opinion about the test results from an orthopedic neurosurgeon. (2 replies)
Back pain
Sep 11, 2009
... The ct scan show degenerative changes at several level of the thoracic spine are seen.Prominent osteodiscal bulge at C6-7 intervertebral space impinging on the anterior aspect of the thecal sac is seen. No significant nerve root compression is demostrated in the thoracic spine. Also other ct scan in the lumbar spine said. There is a broad disc protrusion at L2/3 which... (2 replies)


Associated Tags: c myelomalacia, degenerative disc disease, flattened cord, mri help, posterior osteophytes, radiculopathy/degenerative, spinal & foraminal stenosis, spinal cord flattening, spinal stenosis

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