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... Grade 1 anterolisthesis of L4 on L5. Slight narrowing of L5 S1 interspace. Degenerative change in apophyseal joints L4 L5 and L5 S1. ... (4 replies)
... I started with an L2-L3-L4 fusion & it hasn't stopped. Did the docs explain that area above & below fusion becomes quite vulnerable, i.e. there is increased stress & strain on these areas as the fused area has lost mobility so the adjacent unfused areas try to 'pick up the slack'. There is a good chance that he could develop issues at L3-L4 after fusing L1-L2. Also, use your... (2 replies)
... sac and contacting proximal left S1 root. ... (3 replies)

... mm anterior spondylolisthesis of L4 over L5. No fracture osseous lesion. ... (2 replies)
... minimal disc dessication and minimal annular disc bulge with probable small left foraminal disc protrusion resulting in displacement of the L3 nerve root in the lateral aspect of the neural foramen. Minimal effacement of the lateral recesses as the L4 nerve roots exit the thecal sac. ... (0 replies)
... I will type it exactly how the MRI results read: Findings: There is mild retrolisthesis of L2. There is loss of intervertebral disk space, height and signal intensity at L2-3 to L5-S1, No intrathecal masses are seen. The conus medullaris is in normal position. There are no areas of pathological signal intensity within the bone marrow of the vertebral bodies to suggest an... (0 replies)
CT Scan Results
Oct 15, 2011
... Everything listed in the radiology report indicates some slight degenerative changes in the lower lumbar area. The good news is that the adjective used to describe your issues is "mild," so it is entirely possible that you will see a doctor and he will tell you your MRI "looks fine." Or, he might say "the MRI is typical for someone your age...and everything looks OK." ... (6 replies)
... The term "spondylosis" simply means osteoarthritis. In the spinal canal, the largest diameter is in the lumbar area. A 1 mm bulge is simply that the disc is slightly bulging. 1 mm is tiny, so that is nothing to worry about. Disc desication is a normal "drying' of the discs. This happens to everyone after the age of 21 or so. It occurs because there aren't blood supplies... (1 replies)
... weighted sagittal images show decreased signal intensity at the L4 and L5 interspaces. ... (5 replies)
... From what I experinced was similar to yours.. My MRI showed DDD at l5-s1 and to confirm that was the disc of the pain source from IDD a discogram was ordered.. I had 3 levels checked at l3-l4, l4-l5 and l5-s1. The 2 disc was a control disc and to confirm the l4-l5 was good enough to hold a fusion at l5-s1 which was confirmed.. The l5-s1 was the only disc that replicated my... (8 replies)
Young and Scared
Nov 16, 2009
... Hi- I can relate to you. I am 28, and had my first fusion 7 months ago. I had L5-S1 fused, and now I need L4-L5 fused and possibly L3-L4. L3-L4 and L2-L3 are beginning to tear, but only L3-L4 caused pain at my discogram. I have a 2 year old, but I really want to have another baby, and I am also terrified of becoming pregnant. I had a great job, but lost it after being... (5 replies)
... I am a 25 year old female about to graduate college ***REMOVED*** I had a laminectomy at L4-L5 in 2006 and have recently had horribly increased back pain, so my surgeon refered me for an MRI--- Now I can't read the results and he is out of town for a week =\. I feel like my life is slipping away from me (my dreams, my career) because this report LOOKS so bad... I thought I... (2 replies)
... Does this make sense to those who know this stuff? : Last week I had 2 levels of diagnostic medial branch blocks to see where they will do the radio-frequency rhizotomy...ablation. My Dr. was sure my horrible hip pain was from L4-5. He did the L4-5 and my hip still killed me. (and so did my back).Then we went back in and he did L5-S1..BINGO....hip pain and limping gone. The... (2 replies)
... Hello All, I hurt my back in 2002 at work. In 2004 I was in a car accident & it took out my back from L3-4 to L5-S1. I had a fusion with cages on 9/05 at L5- S1, on 3/06 i had screws & rods inserted & on 3/07 I had the hardware removed due to extreme pain. Well I havejust had a new MRI I have found out my L4-5 has totally herniated & on the nerve & L3-4 has a bulge with tear... (8 replies)
... I had the Prodisc Artifical Disc Replacement in 2003, and it was one of the best things I have done for myself. Before I had this procedure I was told by my Ortho that if I were to have a fusion I would be needing further surgery in the future. I had 3 discs that were degenerating, L3-4 L4-5 L5-S1 the ortho felt that replacing L4-5 he may be able to save the other two discs.... (18 replies)
... Post operative change secondary to left laminectomy noted. The is approximately 3 mm anterior subluxation of L4 on L5. The disc is narrowed but there is no evidence of bulging or herniation of the disc at this level. ... (2 replies)
... S1. Focal rounded area high marrow signal L4 suggesting hemangioma bone. ... (10 replies)
... ion or central canal stenosis. in conjunction with mild facet arthropathy, there is mild encroachment upon the exit foramina although distortion of the existing l5 nerve roots is not present. rim of perineural fat is preserved around the exiting nerve roots. ... (3 replies)
... There is posterior fusion from L3 through S1. Please note that there are six lumbar type vertebral bodies. ... (11 replies)
... There is a moderate size modic typeII degenerative changes involving the lower body of the L5. There is mild grade 1 Retrolisthesis of L5 on S1 approx 0.4cm. ... (1 replies)

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