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Need help interpeting my husbands MRI results disc protrusion with stenosis c4-c5above fusion increased signal enhancing expansile spinal cord c5-c5 and minimal extra medullary intradural/dural enhanc?

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In brief: Need intervention

You detail an issue with the cervical spinal canal and spinal cord, and one might wonder as to whether there is ongoing spinal cord compression, but the outer enhancement may represent an area of arachnoiditis or scarring.
Based on description cannot easily exclude area of infection or even epidural arteriovenous malformation, but location is atypical. Seek experienced neurosurgeon.

In brief: Need intervention

You detail an issue with the cervical spinal canal and spinal cord, and one might wonder as to whether there is ongoing spinal cord compression, but the outer enhancement may represent an area of arachnoiditis or scarring.
Based on description cannot easily exclude area of infection or even epidural arteriovenous malformation, but location is atypical. Seek experienced neurosurgeon.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
Anesthesiology

In brief: Need to see film

The description needs to be reviewed with the films! you need to see your doctor and have him/ her explain the pathology you are describing on the film itself.
The pathology described is serious enough to do this with your doc face to face, not over the phone.

In brief: Need to see film

The description needs to be reviewed with the films! you need to see your doctor and have him/ her explain the pathology you are describing on the film itself.
The pathology described is serious enough to do this with your doc face to face, not over the phone.
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
Dr. Clifford Gevirtz
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