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Disc Osteophyte Complex And Left Sided Uncinate Joint Hypertrophy
What does all this mean? C2-3 small disk osteophyte complex with ventral thecal sac deformity. C4-5 disk osteophyte complex with ventral cord flattening. C 5-6 Facet arthropathy and uncovertebral hypertrophy is severe right neural foraminal stenosis. Face
Degenerative: Basically refers to degenerative (aging) changes of the spine. Disk/osteophyte refers to bone spur and/or disc protrusion, and facet/uncovertebral hypertrophy refers to arthritis of the joints at the back part (facets) and sides (uncovertebral) of the vertebrae. Ventral thecal sac deformity and ventral cord flattening refer to slight pressure on the spinal cord. Stenosis refers to pinched nerve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An ostophyte is often referred 2 as a spur. In thritis as in the knee the body knows u have pain so 2 try 2 lower the #/sg in of pressure it layes more bone down 2 increase the wt bearing surface, wee c these as osteophytes, same with the hands and feet. In the foot usually the great toe. It is soft bone so a hard bump 2 them and lead 2 a small fx of ...Read more
What is moderate to severe left neural foraminal stenosis due to disc osteophyte left subarticular disc extursion w/ cranial and caudal migration?
Hit in neck 7wks ago mri-chronic cervical spondylosis c56c67 degenerative bony narrowings left sided associated mild left facet arthropathy. Worried?
Common findings: The MRI seems to describe very common degenerative type changes at typical locations in the neck. They are described as chronic, which indicates these are due to wear and tear over time and not likely related to your being hit in the neck. These changes will likely continue to happen over the course of a lifetime and may be a source of pain in your neck and/or arms from time to time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
C3-4Right paracentral protrusion of disc osteophyte complex effacing thecal sac C5-C6 Right uncovertebral arthropathy w/mild right neuroforimal steno?
Yes!: What's the question? B sure U R Cing a spine surgeon, he/her is the 1 2 ask. ...Read more
Hemangioma within L1 lateral protrusion concentreic disc bulging sever right and moderate left nf stenosis.Now have another herniated disk above fusio?
L4-l5 large extrusion left subarticular foraminal. Severe compress left traversing L5 nerve root posterior displaced left lateral recess y no surgery?
I have right uncinate hypertrophy and prominent osteophyte protruding into the rightward spinal canal resulting in rightward cervicle cord impinge?
Is this serious?
Hypertrophic degenerative findings of endplates and lower lumbar facet joints bilaterally
Osteoarthritis: These findings indicate the presence of osteoarthritis of the spine caused by wear and tear and this is a common disorder of the spine. This is not a life threatening condition although chronic back discomfort may be seen from the osteoarthritis. Morning back stiffness is a common complaint with degenerative arthritis of the spine. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
At L4-L5 annular tear and diffuse disc bulge causing narrowing of left lateral recess and neural foramen and abutting ipsilateral exiting nerve root.?
I have broad osteophyte complex w/ moderate foraminal stenosis in C6/7. Neck pain, esp. left shoulder & arm. Is a bone spur pressing on nerve root?
I have moderately severe l5-s1 L4 disk degeneration. Mild disk bulge. Mild bilateral posterior facet and mild bilateral stenosis per MRI and hips hurt?
What is disk osteophyte complex? Right Sided uncinate hypertrophy? Degenerative changes of the facets bilaterally? Mild to moderate changes of the facets asymmetric to the right?
Back x-ray: Sounds like normal for age but discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
C5/6residual rparacentral disc osteophyte complex mild flatening & indent anterior aspect of cord-surgery with anterior fixation&fusion 2fix-soreneck?
Hard to say: The treatment options for someone with the MRI findings you are describing are based also on the degree of problem you have had with it and also with the understanding that many people can respond to nonoperative care. That being said, an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion is the time tested surgery for that condition and is reasonably safe and effective. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
UNCHANGED MILD L-1=L-2MODERATE L-2-3-4ANDL5-S1POSTERIOR OSTEOPHYTED DISC COMPLEX PROTRUSIONPRESISTANTUNCHANGEDMULTILEVELADVANCED DEEGENERATIVE LUMBAR?
Disc desiccation, bilateral facet hypertrophy, min. Spondylosis, flatening of thecal sac and bilateral neural foramina at l4-l5. Can it cause goosebumps?
No : No relationship between the described findings and the goosebumps ! ...Read more
I have right shoulder blade pain with these via neck MRI.
C5-C6 left paracentral broad-based disc bulge causing no stenosis.
C6-C7 broad-based disc bulge causing no stenosis.
is in the "pattern" or distribution of the C6-C7 nerves exiting at that level HOWEVER disc "BULGES" are NORMAL findings!!!!! Look to another reason for your should blade pain..eg: SUBSCAPULARIS strain/sprain (the muscle UNDER the shoulder blade which helps your shoulder move.
Hope this is helpful!
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L3-L4diffuse disc bulge w/left paracentral/foraminal protrusion in combo w/facetarthrosis causes mass effect on descending L nerve root,?
MRI Bil. TMJ. Left side shows severe osteoarthritis. Left condyle extremely diminutive and hypointense with schlerosis. Treatment? I'm in bad pain
See OFP specialist: The Orofacial Pain specialists provide diagnosis and management of pain in the head, face and temporomandibular joints (TMJ). They have trained 2-3 additional years after completing dental school in. They are the experts in this field. Look for OFP specialist near you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
C4-5 right uncovertebral osteophyte/disc bulge complex broad disc bulge right neural foraminal stenosis & abutment of ventral cervical cord. Meaning?
Not meaningful: These findings on MRI of c spine are simply indicators of arthritic phenomenon with aging or wear and tear. These may or may not clinically corelate with the clinical symptoms or signs of a patient. Examining and ordering physician is in best position to tell if these findings corelate with your symptoms. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Hypertrophy is an increase in size of an organ or tissue, or a particular part of the body. Examples include muscle hypertrophy due to lifting weights, ventricular hypertrophy (enlargement of a ventricle of the heart) due to high blood pressure or other heart disorders, or prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of ...Read more
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