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... I have recieved the results to my recent spine MRI scan. I have discussed the report but could someone please explain this to me in simple terms. My current job involves lots of lifting twisting bending, I was advised to change my career. L4/5 disc dehydration with posterior disc bulge but no neural compression. Mild left L4 foraminal stenosis. L5/S1. Transitional L5... (10 replies)
... Monkey, thank you so much for your email. I am so tired of feeling alone in this. I would definately show your doctor the info on transitional vertebra, but not that long study because it was kind of negative at the end toward treating people with transitional vertebra. ... (33 replies)
... There is partial sacralization of the fifth vertebral body. The left transverse process of L5 contacts the left sacrum. ... (14 replies)

... Hey spineys i am going to repost what i have been reported per dr. see if anyone can make sense of this and refresh my memory as the Rheumy said it might be this and others say it's not(dr.s) MRI: Findings:06/25/07 MRI Lumbar Spine without Contrast : Transitional Element at Lumbosacral Junction is felt to Represent a Partially Sacralized L5 with a broad Transverse Process on... (4 replies)
... imaging spinal canal and contants lumbar without contrast Transitional element at lumbrosacral junction is felt to represent a patially sacralized L5 with a broad transverse process on the left forming anomlous articulation with the upper sacrum. ... (3 replies)
... extrusion with slight caudad extentsion. This impinges on the descending right L5 nerve root. Disc is present in the inferior portion of the right foramina. ... (1 replies)
... discs and consequential L5 nerve root compression. ... (33 replies)
... Bertolotti's syndrome is a form of lumbago in the lumbosacral transitional vertebrae. The syndrome is not usually treated, as not much is known yet about these spinal segments. ... (33 replies)
... I'm not quite sure why they couldn't tell for sure whether there is a transitional vertebra...it must be subtle. ... (5 replies)
... Hello Jen I have been trying to find out more about the condition Sacrilization/Bertolotti Syndrome and came across your posting here. I have had a fair share of back problems over the years and had my first surgery, a microdiscectomy at L4/L5 in 1998. After 10 years of increasing problems and pain had a multi-level hy-brid surgery in April last year. I had Charite ADR at... (33 replies)
... Welcome to the board. I am a fellow sufferer of lower lumbar issues and did a lot of research on si joint dysfunction and fusion after my first lumbar surgery when I still had lots of leg pain. I read through your post several times before answering because there is no obvious answer. Your pain "might" be coming from your SI joints, but it could just as easily be from the... (1 replies)
... The extra vertebra is called a transitional vertebra usually, meaning it should have been one type, but is actually another. Another term that has been used for this is Bertolotti's Syndrome. ... (9 replies)
MRI Scan report
Aug 31, 2006
... I have recieved the results to my recent spine MRI scan. I have discussed the report but could someone please explain this to me in simple terms. My current job involves lots of lifting twisting bending, I was advised to change my career. L4/5 disc dehydration with posterior disc bulge but no neural compression. Mild left L4 foraminal stenosis. L5/S1. Transitional L5... (0 replies)
... Rays but only one doctor bothered to mention the "transitional vertebrae" as it is called. He told me that transitional vertebrae are often the cause of early onset lower back problems. I've had back problems since I was about 19 so it makes sense. ... (11 replies)
... Bsically it means that everything appears well within the "normal" range with one exception...which is the transitional vertebra. ... (2 replies)
... what transitional anatomy means ? ... (2 replies)
... I am looking for anyone who has been diagnosed with a transitional vertebra. I am in constant pain and cannot find any relief. ... (3 replies)
... ing and it named a doctor in the Boston area. I could find it again for you if you are interested. At least it sounds like you have a doc who appreciates your transitional vertebra. I haven't gotten that far yet. ... (33 replies)
... what I have finally found after almost 2 years. There is findings on your report, the docs just dont want to get involved because treatment is controversial for transitional vertebra. But you need to find some help before you get worse. ... (33 replies)
... Hello all. I am new here and have been reading and reading so many informative and familiar posts! I was injured ~2 years ago in a car accident. ive done chiro, acupuncture, 3 epidural shots, PT, I had the nerves burned in my back and an emg.. nothing seemed to work.. ive had 2 MRIs done which showed I have 2 herniated buldging discs with stenosis in my L3-L4 & L4-L5 and EMG... (5 replies)


Associated Tags: bertolotti's syndrome, lumbar fusion, mri report interpretation, mri results, sacroiliac dysfunction

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