A member asked:

Mri of spine: posterior central protrusion&compressn of right root in l5-s1.i have pain and weakness in both legs.y doesnt mri show left root issue?

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Dr. Richard Zimon answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

protrusion is described as "central" indicating BILATERAL spinal stenosis is possible thus explaining your bilateral symptoms! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

Answered Dec 21, 2020



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