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... The cervical cord is normal in its size and signal characteristics. There is some straightening of the normal lordosis, perhaps due to muscle spasm. ... (4 replies)
... I know everyone is busy but can anyone tell what ventral cord means? ... (4 replies)
... Here are results for my 3 most recent MRI's: Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar: I've had back and neck pain for years. Every MRI I have gotten over the years I have had to beg a doctor to order for me. I've had lumbar and cervical studies in the past that have shown degenerative changes, osteophytes, and severe cervical stenosis that resulted in a C4-5 ACDF in Nov 2006. I... (0 replies)

... The cervical medullary junction is normal. There is no evident cord signal abnormality. ... (4 replies)
... acture. No evidence of destructive bony lesion. The visualized portion of the posterior fossa is unremarkable without evidence of Chiari I. The visualized spinal cord is normal in signal. ... (23 replies)
... Hi All, I'm a 45 year old woman who had a C4/5 ACDF in November 2006. While I had some initial relief in my neck pain after that surgery, it was short lived. Scarcely 12 weeks later my symptoms began to return. My neurosurgeon was a jerk and refused to listen to me when I told him I was having problems again. I finally turned to another spine surgeon in Nov/Dec of 2007 for... (3 replies)
MRI results
Jan 14, 2016
... There is a right central disc protusion effacing the ventral thecal sac causing some minimal ventral cord flattening but no frank cord compression or intrinsic cord signal abnormality. Neural foramina are widely patent. ... (1 replies)
... Diffuse disc bulge with superimposed central protrusion results in effacement of the anterior theca sac with mild flattening of the cord ventrally. Neural foramen are patent bilaterally. ... (1 replies)
... level there is disc desiccation, disc narrowing and prominence of the posterior disc endplate complex with effacement of CSF from around the cord and some ventral cord flattening. Mild left C4 neural foraminal narrowing. ... (18 replies)
... is pressing on the spinal cord a little and flattening the front of it. Not "indenting", which would be the next step, but just flattening. ... (23 replies)
... Thank you NP! It is in my cervical. C5-6. Would this be what is causing my shoulders to ache and electrical shocks in my fingers? (4 replies)
... the spinal cord does not go all the way down, but the nerve bundle to the lower extremities does. Hope this helps. ... (4 replies)
... at that ventral side of your cord as listed as the finding with it? ... (4 replies)
... Mild posterior disk bulge small shallow right paracentraldisk protrusion causing mild ventral cord flattening without cordcompression, AP thecal sac 8 mm. ... (3 replies)
... I think that my symptoms may be from the cord compression, since my leg numbness has been pretty constant. Either that, or since the forminal narrowing has progressed I probably have a nerve root pinched. ... (8 replies)
... ual area they happen to sit. but more often i see what i have in other peoples posts mostly because it happens to even be that 'skinnier' area within the neck as ventral cord flattening at usually only c 5 level. this was actually even on my initial MRI way back in 2001. ... (5 replies)
... ured out as I am so sick of being messed up with no answers. Well, the Radiologist report was in with the CD of my MRI. Once I saw the words "flattening of the ventral cord," and "protrusion is now larger extending beyond the disc." I decided to hold off on the plane ride and consult with my NS, Physiatrist etc. ... (21 replies)
... her comment was the last one showed improvement so it's moving in the right direction, but to satisfy me it was ordered. So now...protrusion is larger with flattening of the ventral cord. ... (21 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)
... A relatively large central and right paracentral protrusion of disc material measuring up to 18mm transverse and 6mm anteroposterior. This contributes to right ventral cord flattening and narrowing of the central canal. The central canal is asymetrically narrowed toward the right. ... (0 replies)


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