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Focal central disc protrusion at l5-s1 level. Central spinal canal ismildly compromised at l5-s1 level l5-s1 disc is dessicated-written in MRI report?

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Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: MRI Report

In the absence of significant symptoms, this really means nothing.
Desiccation starts in the teen years on mri. Protrusion simply means the disc is wider than it is deep into the spinal canal. Usually not significant if central. Don't fixate on the report. Nothing to worry about here.

In brief: MRI Report

In the absence of significant symptoms, this really means nothing.
Desiccation starts in the teen years on mri. Protrusion simply means the disc is wider than it is deep into the spinal canal. Usually not significant if central. Don't fixate on the report. Nothing to worry about here.
Dr. Douglas Linville II
Dr. Douglas Linville II
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Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar
Neurosurgery

In brief: Symptoms

If symptoms are mild, would try conservative treatment.
Back strengthening, water aerobics.

In brief: Symptoms

If symptoms are mild, would try conservative treatment.
Back strengthening, water aerobics.
Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar
Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar
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