What does this cat scan mean? Minimal femoral head osteophyte formation is noted. Hip joint alignment is normal. There is minimal osteophyte formation at the the symphysis pubis. No fracture is identified. The soft tissues are grossly unremarkable. There

A little join wear. Sounds like minimal wear and tear on the hip joint and midline pelvis.
An . An osteophyte is a little extra bony formation, like a bony callus in a way. The femoral osteophyte means there is a little arthritis in your hip but since it is minimal it is unlikely to cause problems. "no hip effusion" means no fluid in the hip which is good. On the mri, "facet joint degeneration" that is mild means a little arthritis, and the fact that there is no stenosis means nothing is pressing on the cord.