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My xray result showed minimal lumbar spondylosis l5-s1 with mild disc space narrowing and endplate sclerosis and small ventral osteophytes. meaning?

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Dr. Edward Hellman answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Early degeneration: These are all findings seen in patients with early changes of degenerative arthritis of the spine, which affects about 30 percent of those over 35 and 90 percent of those over 60. Consider being seen. Many good treatment options available.

Answered 8/13/2018

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