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Does An Mri Of The Hips Show The Sacrum
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
Yes I have pain that radiates from vagina to my hip and lower back area have had MRIS CT SCANS blood work nothing shows what could it be thanks?
Had MRI of left hip, complete structural detachment left labrum from 12 to 2 o clock position and Tarlov cysts in sacrum, what would be best treatmt.
Ct pelvis=fluid in depen (penicillamine).Portion of pelvis. Mri=abnormal signal from 11mm round something in r. Upper sacrum. Pain in hip, butt, leg on r. What is it?
My doctor ordered a Sacrum coccyx MRI, however, the report says MRI pelvis and the findings say MRI of the bony pelvis and sacrum. IS this correct?
It is difficult: To determine whether the study was tailored properly without knowing exactly what was performed, and what the clinical indications were. However, if you are concerned that they didn’t mention coccyx, that is not an issue because the coccyx is connected to the sacrum, and any study that visualized the sacrum would necessarily include the coccyx. There would be no way not to. ...Read more
I have bilateral hip pain that bothers me when waking and laying on my sides. I had a lower back MRI done but they didn't find anything.
I need a MRI on my lower back and hips, but I'm very, very clusterphobic. I have always been told they can't put me in feet first to my chin?
Lower back & hips pain on & off. Pain goes down both legs sometimes. MRI normal. What could it be?
Several things: CLBP can be due to disc disruption not see by MRI and requires an uncomfortable test to prove. Unfortunately, it could be a systemic disease (Ankylosing spondylitis rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis or even gout.) There a other more rare problems. Check with you doc for lab tests and SI joint x-rays. ...Read more
30 year old female and having hip pain lower back pain and my hip clicks and I have to limp. Xrays sh inflammation but that's it. They di an MRI I get results today but am afraid they will say nothing
Need results: The results will go a long way in predicting what is wrong. ...Read more
Could transvag US, spinal x-ray, and spinal MRI miss tumor in lower rt abdomen? Have pain in lower back, hip, abdomen & no cause found & getting worse
Can very mild disc degeneration cause lower back and hip pain? MRI showed very mild disc degeneration and doctor said it was causing pain. However, physical therapist said it was normal and so mild it wouldn't cause pain.
Physical therapists-: -R not MD's. B sure U R Cing a fellowship trained spine orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
How can I differentiate whether my hip and groin pain is nerve or muscle related? Have had lower back pain, but MRI looks good.
The t12 or L1 nerve from the low back can certainly cause pain that wrapped around and goes into the groin, but by far, the most common reason for groin pain (besides an inguinal hernia) is a hip joint issue.
Hip joint arthritis will usually be painful when I rotate the thigh bone inward when the patient is seated. Also, in younger patients, a hip labral tear needs to be considered. ...Read more
I have lower back. Legs and hip pain with 1.5cm tarlov cyst at s2 level its the only abnormality in my mri any reatment option please?
Unlikely: It is not likely that the cyst is causing that pain. ...Read more
Fell n march on lower back started feeling weakness n legs. N may started having pain n groin, legs, hip & lower back. Mri & xray neg. Still n pain y?
Just had an MRI on my left hip and back. Mri showed a laberal tare and m ild degenerative discs in my lumbar L6 ans s1 region. I've had a lot of pain in hip, lower back and groin. I have had two injections and not much help and understanding. What do I
Hope this helps: This can be very difficult to sort out if you walk with limp tips scale towards hip confiirm hip pain generator with local anesthetic injx into hip joint mild disc degeneration shouldn't cause severe symptoms backache from third diagnosis chronic muscle dysfunction physical exam by a spine fellowship trained orthopedist is helpful labral tears usually cause painful clicking in hip no back pain ...Read more
Mass on the back of my neck, attached to R side of my spine. Had stat MRI. Have lower back pain-4 months, hip/leg pain. Does this sound like a tumor?
Developed severe stabbing lower back pain, radiating around hip to front groin area. Mri showed an hemangioma? What does this mean? A neurologist?
Possible brain tumor when neuro test good blood tests good to rule out other diseases MRI spine good and constant hip lower back pain and leg weaknes?
Lower back pain, r hip pain, numbness and pain in sacral area, numbness and tingling in genital area, neurologist doesn't have answer, says mri is fin?
Keep looking: Definitely not a normal complaint and diagnosis must be made. If your MRI of your lumbar spine is normal, it may be coming from your brain, your cervical, or your thoracic spine. It can be from a structural abnormality, which can be seen on an MRI, but it can also be caused by nonstructiral, neurological conditions as well. Your neurologist needs to take the ball and run with it or second opin ...Read more
Felling dull pain in right hand testicle/lower back/leg. Had all tests- testy, kidney ultrasounds/mri of pelvis/urine & blood clear. What could it be?
Urine culture?: You did not say if you had a urine culture done. Sometimes this kind of pain can be due to an infection that may not show up with routine urine cultures. An example is nongonoccocal urethritis or prostatiis. Some docs might try a course of antibiotics and see if that helps the symptoms, since cultures can be expensive. Discuss this with your doc or see a urologist. ...Read more
MRI results show "possible" hemangioma on my sacrum (S5). I know this location is rare for hemangiomas. Should I be concerned by the word "possible"?
NOT AT ALL:
This is an "incidental" finding...very common in such studies...if suggestion is made about further studies and or follow-up follow them...if not. NOT to worry!
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more
Mri show hairline facture on each side of sacrum 1 on pubic bone from 7/5 fall. Still pain limited movement, how much longer to recovery?
Can an MRI of the sacrum show a non union or fracture? I got one in 2016 for a fall in 2012 because I still have pain.
My MRI shows I have ischiofemoral impingement in my hip. What is this? And how is it treated? I am 17 y/o female. There is no info on the internet.
Dr said need more Xray or MRI to investigate hip impingement. If had an MRI does this make the X-ray pointless? IE: Doesn't an MRI show more than XR?
Need both: Both additional X-rays and an MRI with arthrogram are needed to work up hip impingement. The MRI looks at the hip labrum (cartilage) and rules out a vascular necrosis. It can spot subtle arthritis. The X-rays and possible CT scan help understand the bone shapes particular to impingement. These are needed to guide treatment. ...Read more
Can scar tissue in the inguinal area cause pain to travel to the lower and upper hip part of the hip. I have had a MRI that shows scar tissue, pain is at the hip 24 -7?
An exam: And knowledge of exact area of your complaint and relation to relative nerves. Consider a visit to a neurologist or physical medicine and rehab doctor. ...Read more
Hip MRI shows "chondrolabral separation" what does that mean? One hip has a paralabral cyst also but says soft tissues are in tact
Dettachment: It means that the labrum (structure located around the rim of the socked)has separated from itparalabral cyst are usually very common and indicates early degenerative changes of the labrum. ...Read more
I have severe pain in anterior hip. Got xray, MRI everything normal. Ultrasound shows iliopsoas snapping. I tried all conservative measures. Help?
Have had severe hip /groin/back pain for weeks steroids are helping a little. Will MRI still show problem if I'm starting to feel a little bit better?
Dr told me have l hip dysplasia. Mri shows asymmetrical hypertrophied muscles on right side -is this to laterally rotate r side to make even with left?
Compensatory changes: More than likely the left hip dysplasia is causing asymmetric gait which is being compensated for by hypertrophy of the right pelvic and leg muscles. Since you do not provide any information about the severity, symptoms or x-ray findings, it would not be appropriate to comment on treatment. ...Read more
If my 2 cm tarlov cysts are pressing on the sciatic nerve and is the cause of my hip pain, can the MRI show proof that the cysts pressing on the nerve?
Yes.: There are two ways Tarlov Cysts can be best seen radiographically. MRI is the test of choice. But CT Myelogram can also be very helpful. The MRI can clearly show the cyst compressing one of the nerves, L5 or S1 that contributes to the Sciatic Nerve. If you are telling me that your Tarlov Cyst measures 2 cm then you must also have had an MRI. Moreover, a cyst that measures 2 cm is very large. ...Read more
Suffered hip/leg pain when standing from sitting. MRI shows gluteus medius tear. Is surgery the only option? Will see ortho but nervous now.
Conservative first: Gluteus medius tear is always graded. From grade 1 to grade 4.Surgery is not always adviced. The treatment is conservative. Initial rest followed by physical therapy and rehabilitation. Oral Anti inflammatory meds.cortisone injections. If in 3to6 months of conservative treatment gluteus medius is not functioning well and causes pain then surgery is adviced to repair the tear. It can be done arthroscopi ...Read more
Sharp pain in right hip numb tingly feeling going down my right leg all the time. How serious? Xrays show nothing do I need mri. No insurance
Well, That can be a: Tough one. Say MRI positive, what next? Back surgery? You could switch your citalopram to a better regimen for pain control, tramadol may b good choice, and look up gabapentin. No loss of bladder or bowel? It may be transient, back strain impinging a nerve, but pain can beget pain, then insomnia, then more spasm. Interrupting pain conduction can b important. Consider physical therapy, [email protected] doc. ...Read more
I recently had an MRI of my rt hip that shows degeneration, thinning of the cartilage, narrowing if hip space and a mass on the femoral head options?
What type of mass: The other problems you state are treated like an arthritic joint-i.E meds, injections, therapy, weight loss, surgery. The mass needs to be evaluated to determine what it is and where its from. ...Read more
MRI shows bulging disc, or tumor High r isk for surgery do nothin? Just h a f right hip replacement Osteosarcoma?
Disk or tumor: This is a no brainer- you already have a history of tumor and if they are saying it could be herniated disc or tumor you need to find out - the latter needs to be treated, the former treatment not needed unless you have symptoms that do not respond to regular management. While you are at high risk there are procedures that can be done with local and minor sedation to assist in the diagnosis ...Read more
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