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A 35-year-old male asked:

Mri says postero central and paracentral disc protusion at l5 s1 level causing thecal indentation encroachment upon bilateral canals with compressio?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
Not exactly: sure of the question, but you are describing a disc protrusion(herniations) which is pressing on the sac that encloses the spinal cord and cauda equine, and is also pressing on the L5 nerve roots. There is no mention of how severe this is. Talk to your doctor about whether this might be causing your symptoms. Not all disc protrusions produce symptoms.
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