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Spine Anatomy What Is Osteophyte Formation
Degenerative changes seen throughout the thoracic spine w disc space narrowing & osteophyte formation. + compression deformity of T12. In pain! Help!
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
Lateral cervical spine, Loss of normal cervical lordosis. Evidence of spondylotic changes C5/6 with posterior osteophyte formation?
I have osteophytes in my lumbar spine along with mild scoliosis. What's the prognosis for something like this?
That depends more on: Other factors including: smoking status, body weight, exercise routine and your family history of arthritis/spine issues. A mild scoliosis usually is not a factor and osteophytes are typical findings as we age. So by themselves, the mild scoliosis and osteophytes do not predict any prognosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does this mean? Disc height loss is seen in the mid-thoracic spine with small endplate osteophytes in keeping with spondylosis.
It means: that the findings are consistent with minimal arthritic changes. It means nothing else and doesn't indicate that there is a serious issue or even that the individual in question has pain, It is solely a radiographic finding. ...Read more
Can a posterior disc osteophyte cervical spine without spinal or foraminal stenosis cause pain, tingling fingers in 26 year old. Ongoing for years. ?
Hi sir, I have severe pain in shoulder blades and neck, X-rays revealed straightening of C spine, Marginal Osteophyte in CV5, Marginal lipping at CV6?
My lower lumbar MRI spine without contrast says on the impression part. 1. Straightening of the normal lumbar lordosis. 2. L5-S1 diffuse disc bulging with endplate osteophytes abutting the dural sac in the central canal and bilateral L5 nerve roots in the
Lump above collarbone. Muscle aches. Chest xray hair defect left lower neck.
Cervical spine xray straigthng. Small osteophytes in lower cervical spine?
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