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... Need Help!Moderate DISC protrusion IMPINGING ON the THECAL SAC/SPINAL CANAL...SERIOUS? Can anyone tell me if this is serious or just a exaggerated terminology. Thanks :confused: (7 replies)
... Hi Mac. I agree that anything pressing on your spinal cord is serious, but don't panic. ... (7 replies)
... cord compression, since in his opinion a 3mm impression is not considered that bad. He ordered PT and scheduled me for a follow up appt. Is it possible that this impinging of my cord is bad enough to be causing these problems? ... (7 replies)

... and 7 which was impinging the spinal the canal, but not significantly at first. ... (7 replies)
... I just hate hospitals. Good luck with your upcoming surgery and keep me posted on your recovery and experience. ... (7 replies)
... I don't really know enough to even guess if you will have surgery. I think it really depends on your symptoms. ... (7 replies)
... Any time you have anything pressing against your spinal canal it needs attention. The seriousness of it depends on how much it is pressing on it. Do you have any symptoms yet? ... (7 replies)
... or can lead to the vertebrae rubbing on eachother causing bone spurs or osteophytes. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Frank, Thanks for your reply. That info that I am trying to find out is from a MRI. I do have arm, shoulder, back pain for some time now MacG (7 replies)
... images on high field 1.5 T MRI system. ... (0 replies)
... I'm a 39 year old male. Probably abouty 4 to 5 stone overweight, mostly put on gradually over the past 10 years or so. Borderline Type 2 diabetic. ... (7 replies)
... retrolisthesis with disc osteophyte complex impinging on the right side of the cord. ... (1 replies)
MRI Cervical spine
Sep 17, 2011
... That is, do you have to move, and move in a specific way, to predictably cause symptoms, or do they seem to come on their own? ... (6 replies)
... herniation. There are bilateral facet degenerative changes which appear moderate on the left. Findings cause mild left neuroforaminal narrowing and there is mild central canal stenosis. ... (0 replies)
... symptoms and not picked up on the signs of cord damage. ... (13 replies)
... I need your help to understand my MRI results, in particular "minimal high signal change in the cord" and "impinging on ventral aspect of cord and thecal sac". ... (3 replies)
... T1 region on both sides. precervicalsoft tissueshows noabnormalities and no cervical ribs were seen. ... (17 replies)
... down to 8mm unless you started out with a very narrow canal. The thecal sac probably ought to be around 15mm at that level. ... (7 replies)
... them. For your purposes, think of them as bony bodies that grow alongside the vertebrae. When they are hypertrophied they have gotten too big, probably by laying on additional bone. They are thus expanding backward into the foramina. ... (4 replies)
... C4, a disk protrusion is present. This is central and slightly eccentric to the right. This causes moderate effacement of the anterior thecal sac, but does not compress the spinal cord. This extends into the right lateral recess and inferior right neural foramen. ... (1 replies)


Associated Tags: c myelomalacia, flattened cord, posterior osteophytes, radiculopathy/degenerative, spinal & foraminal stenosis

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