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What does it mean on your scan: broad based posterior disk protrusion without spinal canal stenosis?

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In brief: Disc disease

The disc between the vertebral bodies is bulging into the spinal canal.
This can be painful or not. This could be affecting nearby nerves or not. Basically, the disc is damaged and is at risk for developing a tear and herniation which could be more serious.

In brief: Disc disease

The disc between the vertebral bodies is bulging into the spinal canal.
This can be painful or not. This could be affecting nearby nerves or not. Basically, the disc is damaged and is at risk for developing a tear and herniation which could be more serious.
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