A member asked:

What does this mean? " degenerative changes l5 - s1 level with disc degeneration and slight spondylosis deposits on the vertebral edges and slight bone marrow edema in the lower cover plate l5 and upper cover plate s1 " . i'm only 26 years old?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic answered

Specializes in Neurology

Unfortunately, would ordinarily expect these findings in a much older individual. Your reported findings are consistent with degenerative disc disease and lumbosacral spondylosis. Perhaps this all is due to prior trauma??

Answered Sep 3, 2022

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