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... Thanks, Jeanne! (4 replies)
... I agree with you Rob that there should be a standard terminology. Appreciate your input - thanks. (4 replies)
Spinal Issues
Apr 4, 2005
... well this is my first time here..and i was wondering if anyone could possibly give me some info about spinal cord flattening and how dangerous is it if not fixed? ... (2 replies)

... I had previously been working with a neurosurgeon however he retired before he could do my second surgery. I was referred to a spinal specialist Orthopedic surgeon. Now I know what my MRI says and what my neurologist said and am quit confused by what the ortho doc said. He told me that the herniation of c4-5 would go away in two years and that I could decide on surgery for... (8 replies)
Greek to me
Oct 28, 2004
... there is moderate right posterior disk protrusion and probable herniation which may contact the right anterior cord but does not result in significant canal stenosis. There is right anterior recess compromise. Formina appear adequate at this level. ... (5 replies)
Just found out
Nov 26, 2003
... As to the cord flattening this is related to the "soft tissue protusion" .As this is the level of stenosis that is present. ... (13 replies)
... Hi guys my first post need to know what all this mean: Evaluation of the individual levels demonstrates multiple degenerative disc disease, disc osteophyte and uncovertebral hypertrophy, worst at c4-c5, resulting in up to mild right neural foraminal narrowing at C4-C5. Chronic ventral cord flattening related to disc osteophyte complexes from C4-C5 to C7-T1. CSF remains... (0 replies)
... when I had the first seizure, the one that caused my fractures of T5, 6 and 7, and all the ruptured discs including the two that are pressing on my spinal cord, flattening it. ... (5 replies)
... What bothered me about this MRI report was how JURASSIC it was. It wasn't detailed and there were no measurements. The cord flattening was not addressed except for one sentence, however, I remain nervous about what's going on with my neck lately. I just hope they give an answer soon! ... (11 replies)
Mar 9, 2012
... I think you are absolutely a candidate for surgery, not least because your condition apparently is worsening. You probably need to do something about that right-side foraminal narrowing. As for the cord flattening, it doesn't sound bad from your report, but something has to be causing your leg/feet symptoms (although it is not necessarily a spinal problem at all). ... (6 replies)
Mar 9, 2012
... ed to Arizona from Illinois 14 months ago, and just started hurting again since I moved here. My previous MRI just showed moderate disk space narrowing, and no cord flattening. I just had pain before, now I have the pain plus tingling in hands and feet, and difficulty holding on to things with my right hand. ... (6 replies)
... Nittany, chitown2012 here.. I'm going into my 5th week postoperative, I had a posterior cervical laminectomy from C3 to C7 and fusion from C7 to T2. Progressing slowly and still in my brace for another 7 weeks. Listen to Jenny, she is a wealth of knowledge. From my understanding pain, needles and pins, numbness is kinda a good thing, it's when you have weakness, like I had... (8 replies)
... along with moderate spinal canal stenosis with cord flattening. Besides the awful pain this brings, I'm almost unable to tilt my head upwards at all. ... (8 replies)
... I've suffered with neck pain, tingling down both arms, and feet for several years. MRI showed stenosis, cord flattening, and severe disk space narrowing. I'm willing to try just about anything at this point, but sticking needles in my spine is just a little scary. ... (6 replies)
... Mild cord flattening and bilateral neural foraminal stenosis at both levels. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, Spine, Thanks for the reply. Wow, you (and others on this board) have had a lot of problems --how are you doing now? How was your multi-level ACDF? What are your current problems w C4 and C6 is loose (even though fused)? I am in my late 30s, so I worry about having to have one surgery after another at my age. I am not sure whether to try to avoid surgery with... (5 replies)
C6/c7 elbow pain
Jul 7, 2010
... esting about c8, maybe that's why I didn't find too much when googling c7 and elbow pain. I have had an MRI showing c6 and c7 root compression as well as spinal cord flattening but nothing was mentioned about the c8 on the report. I have all the typical c7 symptoms, wasted triceps, wrist weakness, and the list goes on. ... (10 replies)
... disc ostephyte complex with spinal stenosis, cord flattening and severe right formaminal narrowing. ... (13 replies)
... however, not approved for two levels. The need for surgery is clear to me. I have significant neurological deficit caused by spinal cord flattening, e.g. clonus, myelopathy, hand spasm, leg spasm, and other clever tricks. My personal debate is which approach accept. ... (1 replies)

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