A 36-year-old female asked:
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mri cervical spine shows mild narrowing thecal sac at c5-c6, minimal bulge with joint hypertrophy. what does that mean?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Basically: mild degenerative changes or arthritis of the disc and the facet joints.
Answered on Nov 14, 2014

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