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Cervical Dermatomes Chart
Lateral cervical spine, Loss of normal cervical lordosis. Evidence of spondylotic changes C5/6 with posterior osteophyte formation?
Common procedure: An anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with instrumentation is a common procedure to address cervical disc herniations, degenerative spondylosis and occasional to treat instability from trauma. A fusion will eliminate the motion at the involved joint segments. Most patients do well. For very good information and videos, check out spine-health.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the different between one series of Spine MRI pictures to Cervical, Thoracic, or lumbosacral Spine Mri (each separate)?
Grind creak and hurt: Can also be asymptomatic don't confuse image findings for a diagnosis to mak a diagnosis you need three parts history physical exam clinical impression confirmed on a appropriate image selected for known sensitivity and spe cficity for the diagnosis you are looking for. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Roughly...: Around the time of ovulation, the amount of cervical mucus increases and it becomes more thin, clear, watery and elastic in response to estrogen produced in the body. After ovulation as the body shifts from estrogen to progesterone, the mucus becomes more thick, opaque and sticky. Tracking these changes can help you to know when you may ovulate, but is not a very reliable form of birth control! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cervical spine MRI shows Disc osteophyte complex & facet & ligamentous hypertrophy from C5-C7, effacing & narrowing the thecal sac to 8.4mm. Explain..
Pls provide meaning for results of cervical spine MRI central protrusion of c3/4 & c4/5 discs, right paracentral & right foraminal herniation of c5/6?
Symptoms: The central disc proteusions are likely age appropriate asymptomatic incidentsl findings if you have right arm shoulder and painto indes and thumb then this image reveals cause to be a correctable disc herniation if you dont have right arm pain then this means nothing . At your age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe nothing: Those are fairly common findings, especially for weekend warriors. For patients with symptoms a collar can be effective in the short run. If persistent symptoms or disabilities may require surgery. ...Read more
Fairly common: Finding. This does not mean you will be disabled, just that arthritis is setting in and the discs are not as healthy as one would want. Work on strengthening your neck, helping support the area. Range of motion and stretching exercises, and stay well hydrated. Consider physical therapy as well if you start to notice pain and see a physician if you have any radiation of pain into arms. Best of luck. ...Read more
What would cause cervical spondylosis, central canal stenosis, disc osteophyte complexes, mild cord impingement, cervical straightening in 43 y/o?
Xray report: reversal of cervical lordosis.Calcification posterior to c5 spinous process.1mm retrolisthesis at c5c6.mild spondyloctic changes greatest at c5c6. Can you plz explain these findings?
Not with word limit: I will try. I can tell you that most of what you reported is not a big consequence. The reversal can be seen with a stiff neck. Ca++ posterior to C5 is likely calcific tendinitis. 1mm retrolithesis is too small to worry about. Spondylitic changes are part of aging and degenerative process in the spine and is very common. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers