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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Conus Medullaris Syndrome

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Lately I have pain at me conus medullaris.The pain accures especially when Im sitting and I have severe troubles of getting up .Any help?

Lately I have  pain  at  me   conus  medullaris.The  pain  accures especially  when  Im sitting and I have  severe troubles of  getting  up .Any help?

Coccidyna: inflammation of a parabola, or coccydynia. I meant of the tailbone. This is self-limited, but painful. Does well with local injection. ...Read more

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What is displacement of t12/l1 of conus medullaris and is this dangerous. Should I be concerned?

What is displacement of t12/l1 of conus medullaris and is this dangerous. Should I be concerned?

It could cause: symptoms, depending on the degree of displacement/compression. Signs of conus medullaris syndrome include low back pain, numbness in the groin or inner thighs, leg numbness, and foot numbness. Other symptoms include leg weakness, loss of bladder control, difficulty walking. You should discuss with your doctor what the MRI finding means in terms of your clinical situation. ...Read more

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What are the differences between conus medullaris injury and cauda equina injury?

What are the differences between conus medullaris injury and cauda equina injury?

Anatomy: A conus injury is an injury to the tip of spinal cord. A cauda equina syndrome is injury to the collection of nerve roots below the spinal cord. Both can affect bowel and bladder function. ...Read more

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My lumber spine MRI shows conus medullaris terminates at lower L2 . Is it normal or low lying conus medullaris? Signal morphology is normal though.

My lumber spine MRI shows conus medullaris terminates at lower L2 . Is it normal or low lying conus medullaris? Signal morphology is normal though.

Pretty much: The conus medullaris does usually terminate between the L 1 and 2 vertebrae, so the finding you are describing is not likely significant or causing symptoms. ...Read more

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What does 'the conus medullaris is at the level of T12'' mean? Should I be concerned about a 3.1 x 4.4 cm mixed cystic and solid mass in rt adnexa?

What does 'the conus medullaris is at the level of T12'' mean?  Should I be concerned about a 3.1 x 4.4 cm mixed cystic and solid mass in rt adnexa?

End of spinal cord: The conus medullaris is the end of the spinal cord and is cone shaped and usually is found at T12, although occasionally at L1. I am assuming you mean the adnexa of the uterus and I would speak to your gynecologist regarding the finding on imaging of the mass. ...Read more

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What does this mean..there is degeneration of the t12/l1 with a posterior disc osteophyte displacing the conus medullaris posteriorly?

What does this mean..there is degeneration of the t12/l1 with a posterior disc osteophyte displacing the conus medullaris posteriorly?

There is : degenerative arthritic change at the T12-L1 spinal level, the junction of the thoracic and lumbar spine. Disc protrusion or bulge and osteophyte(arthritic bony overgrowth) are extending into the spinal canal and pushing or compressing the conus(the lower part of the spinal cord). ...Read more

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What can cause T2 hyperintensity in conus? Can it be caused from previous low b12 deficiency? Thanks

What can cause T2 hyperintensity in conus? Can it be caused from previous low b12 deficiency? Thanks

This is very: nonspecific without the full report or images to review, as there are numerous potential causes of spinal cord signal abnormality. But yes, B12 deficiency can cause T2 hyperintense lesions in the cord. ...Read more

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Mri reads:6mm intradural extramedullary lesion on the dorsal aspect of the conus at t1 level. Is this the cause of l leg tightness/severe spasms?

Mri reads:6mm intradural extramedullary lesion on the dorsal aspect of the conus at t1 level. Is this the cause of l leg tightness/severe spasms?

possibly: This is an abnormality that can cause compression of your spinal cord or nerves. This can cause muscle spasms and tightness. Ths should be evaluated by a spine specialist. ...Read more