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... Vacuum Disc Phenomenon. ... (3 replies)
... Vacuum sign in the disc is a sign of drying, deterioration and aging of the disc. It can be accompanied by back pain if the drying out is sufficient to cause the disc to shrink and flatten, which slightly displaces the vertebrae. ... (3 replies)
... L-2 through L-5 discs are not the same thickness as the disc around L-1. Ongoing back pain and spasms along w noted spondylolisthesis between L-4 and L-5. Do the vacuum processes contribute to any discomfort or are they simply a by-product of the deteriorating discs? (3 replies)

What to do?
Aug 2, 2011
... irregularity and vacuum disc phenomenon. ... (1 replies)
... spiral acquisition from T12 to S2 with sagittal and coronal reconstruction imaging. Some additional axial images are obtained angled through each intervertebral disc space. ... (3 replies)
Had RFA, now what?
Feb 18, 2017
... Another name for the gaseous disc is "vacuum disc phenomenon." It is often a sign of advanced disc degeneration and can be a sign that there is a spondylolisthesis at this level. It often is an indicator that there is some instability at this level. ... (7 replies)
... I have been having back pains for the past 4 years. I've tried all types of treatments (epidural, facet injections, medications, nerve blocks). I've even had 3 titanium x-stop devices inserted in my back. After a recent cat scan my surgeon suggested that I was a good candidate for Anterior Posterior Spinal Fusion. Since this is major surgery i wanted to see what other... (1 replies)
... L4 level the disc is completely dessicated with vacuum disc how can a dried up disc be shifting.....? ... (8 replies)
... They are an effect of the deterioration, not a cause of pain. (3 replies)
... MRI reveals severe forminal stenosis, worse on left secondary to both foraminal narrowing and a bulging disc which is quite degenerative and collapsed. An ALIF was recommended in Oct. 2010, I wanted to wait and I also was in denial. ... (36 replies)
... L4 and there is vacuum disc phenomenon at this level. When I try to sleep on my side the pain is at it's worse so Neurontin taken at bedtime has been a godsend. ... (0 replies)
... A cat scan was taken of from L3 down. L3 shows vacuum disc phenomenon and of course the lower levels are very difficult to read because I have metal screws that are distorting the images. ... (3 replies)
... S1 level demonstrates significant disc space narrowing, vacuum space phenomenon, endplate sclerosis and osteophyt formations. ... (7 replies)
... is a typical finding of degenerative disk disease. With DDD as the inner nucleus dehydrates, the disc space narrows, and redundant annular ligaments bulge. With progressive nuclear dehydration, the annular fibers can crack and tear. ... (3 replies)
... Bad back on a small budget I have a report from the radiologist but I have no doctor and was hoping someone here could help me understand and point me in the right direction to seek help so i can research what the treatment will cost, and then save enough money to treat my condition someday. JUN 21, 2013 Report : examination shows disc space narrowing in l1-l2, l4-l5 and... (5 replies)
... s1 shows marked end plate degenerative with vacuum phenomenon present but no disc hernia seen ? ... (3 replies)
... Desiccation of the intervertebral disc is noted. ... (10 replies)
... degenerative disc disease. ... (5 replies)
... ion for anyone who knows the answers. I was scheduled for back surgery on December 19th. But cancelled it last week. The surgeon was going to do an Artificial Disc replacement surgery but I had a CT Scan back in November ... ... (7 replies)
In English Please!
Jun 16, 2004
... I am not sure does disc space narrowing and vacuum phenomenon mean stenosus? ... (2 replies)

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