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Link Between Large Breasts Herniated Disk
1. Left Paracentral Disk Herniation between L5-S1
2. Circumferential disk bulge between L4-5
3. Spinal Canal Narrowing at L4-5 and L5-S1
Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more
Grade2 Spondylolisthesis of L5/S1. Circumferential disc buldge & minimal narrowing of neural formina. Disc buldge impinges S1. Can this cause hip pain?
Same: They both refer to the same thing. Sometimes people refer to a disc bulge as a small herniation. ...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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Synonyms: The terms bulging disk, slipped disk, herniated disk are roughly the same idea that they disc has moved out of place where it should be and possibly compressing nerve or spinal cord. Typically though herniated disk signifies a slight increase in severity of pathology over a bulging disc. It gets a little more specific if terms like disc protrusion and disc extrusion come into the mix. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Please explain, "There is a small central disk buldge with a superimposed moderate to large left paracentral/foraminal disk herniation." at L4-5. ?
Synonyms: The terms bulging disk, slipped disk, herniated disk are roughly the same idea that they disc has moved out of place where it should be and possibly compressing nerve or spinal cord. Typically though herniated disk signifies a slight increase in severity of pathology over a bulging disc. It gets a little more specific if terms like disc protrusion and disc extrusion come into the mix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i lift heavy objects safely with areas of the c spine havingbulge disc with facet arthropathy, paracentral/foraminal disc protrution, narrowing?
Rarely as most : Problems are treated without surgery unless the symptoms are related to a tumor, infection or unstable spine fracture or occasionally, a disc herniation. Most spine source pain is treated non operatively. However, not all pain in this area arises from the spine and could be from an ulcer or other referred source. So if it does not improve or worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more
Very little: Unfortunately, sometimes the terms are used interchangeably although disc bulge/protrusion means the disc is changes in shape while herniations are when the central gelatinous part pushes fully out of the fibrous covering. Just because you have a disc bulge/herniation does not mean you need surgery, see your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ventral bulging disc at c3-4, minimal bulging disc at c4-5, mild bulging disk at c5-6, mild bulging at c6-7, cause of back, neck and shoulder pain?
Semantics: A ruptured disc is indicative of a tear in the annulus fibrosis which contains a gelatinous substance, and the rupture sticks out beyond a few mm. If the disc rupture is large enough, it could contact nerve roots or even the spinal cord, and as it gets closer, it is termed encroachment. ...Read more
L5-s1 central disc protrusion encroaches both s1 nerve roots. L4-5 disc protrusion indents thecal sac. Right neural frontal narrowing at l4-5 l5-s1?
How serious is this? Diffuse disc buldge with facte joint arthropathy at L5 s1 level, indenting the thecal traversing nerve roots?
It's a description: Of a picture. A picture is not a diagnosis. Physical exam findings and the degree of your pain or disability should dictate the seriousness of a problem, not a snapshot at a moment in time. Your doctor will tell you what this means with all the information at hand. ...Read more
MRI results for spinal lumbar.Is it common to have mild/moderate facet osteoarthritis?small posterior disc protrusion mild loss of disc height?im 30!!
Review with doctor: You are 30 and female. You have findings on your MRI. You want to know if they are common. The best advice is to review with your doctor. First discuss why the MRI was ordered. It is uncommon to order an MRI for a healthy 30 year old female. Then review what was found and if this follows the clinical findings. A test supports the history that you provide. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lumbar (Low Back) Herniated Disk (Definition)
A herniated disk is a condition in which the gel-like disk between the bones of the spine squeezes out of its center position. ...Read more
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