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What does this mean on an MRI report c5-c6: there is a central disc protrusion indenting the ventral thecal sac?

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Dr. Edward Schmidt
Radiology
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In brief: A disc abuts spinal

In the neck at the c5-c6 level, the intervertebral disc protrudes posteriorly from the spine, and pushes upon the anterior aspect of the thecal sac that contains the spinal cord.
This herniating disc material may abut or comress the spinal canal, possibly resulting with spasm.

In brief: A disc abuts spinal

In the neck at the c5-c6 level, the intervertebral disc protrudes posteriorly from the spine, and pushes upon the anterior aspect of the thecal sac that contains the spinal cord.
This herniating disc material may abut or comress the spinal canal, possibly resulting with spasm.
Dr. Edward Schmidt
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Dr. Stephen Daquino
Sports Medicine

In brief: Slipped Disc

It means toward the mid/ lower neck you have a bit of a slipped disc.
It is slipping straight backward and putting some pressure onto the space where the spinal cord lies. Talk to your doc about what can be done if you haven't already.

In brief: Slipped Disc

It means toward the mid/ lower neck you have a bit of a slipped disc.
It is slipping straight backward and putting some pressure onto the space where the spinal cord lies. Talk to your doc about what can be done if you haven't already.
Dr. Stephen Daquino
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