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Any help reading my lumbar Mir is greatly appreciated.


Date/Time Exam Description PACS Acc #
7/6/2016 11:51 AM MRI LUMBAR SPINE

.EXAMINATION: MRI LUMBAR SPINE
EXAMINATION DATE: 7/6/2016 11:51 AM
COMPARISON/CORRELATION: 96 2015
CLINICAL HISTORY: 39 years old Female with ; LOW BACK PAIN AND/OR
RADICULOPATHY, PATIENT CAN HAVE SURGERY/INTERVENTION
ICD code M 47.816
TECHNIQUE:
Magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine performed.
Sagittal T1, T2, sagittal STIR axial, T1 and T2 weighted images,
coronal T1 localizer.
FINDINGS:
Alignment: No measured listhesis. Left-sided curvature positional or
scoliosis.
Conus medullaris: Intact. Normal normal position at the T12-L1 level.
No bone marrow edema.
No vertebral body fragmentation or destruction.

L5-S1: Intact conus.
Bulging component of the disc with protruding disc effacing the
ventral right paracentral margin of the sac. Size about 9.6 x 6.6 mm
craniocaudad a and AP dimension. Moderate canal stenosis. Mild
foraminal narrowing left more than right

L4-L5:
No herniation.
No tight canal stenosis.
No tight foramen. Some of fluid in the facet joint minimal facet
arthropathy.

L3-L4:
Stable disc bulge.
No herniation.
No tight canal stenosis.
No tight foramen.

L2 L3:
No herniation.
No tight canal stenosis.
No tight foramen.

L1-L2:
No herniation.
No tight canal stenosis.
No tight foramen.

T12-L1:
No herniation.
No tight canal stenosis.
No tight foramen.
\H\
\N\\H\IMPRESSION:
Stable. Herniated disc at the L5-S1. Minimal bulge at the L4-L5.\N\
No site of tight Canal a blockage or tight foramina.

RECOMMENDATION:
Clinical correlation and followup would be recommended based on
clinical symptoms.





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