Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzen Jhalmn / F / 56 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzmpat.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O neckpain radiating to the LLE with paresthesias since 5 months.
H/O being operated on the left side of the neck 5 years back.Exact details not available.
M.R.I of the cervical spine was performed using the following parameters :
5 mm thick T1 Weighted and T2 Weighted sagittal images.
5 mm thick T1 Weighted and Fast Scan (T2 *) axial images.
There is slight forward placement of the C3 over the C4 vertebrae and retroplacement of the C5 over the C6 vertebrae.
Small posterior disc herniations are seen at the C3-C4, C4-C5, C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels with posterior peridiscal osteophytes and anterior indentation of the thecal sac. The cervical intervertebral discs show loss of water content.
The C3-C4, C4-C5 and C5-C6 facet joints show mild degenerative changes. Mild ligamentum flavum hypertrophy is seen at the C5-C6 level.
The upper cervical vertebrae show areas of fatty replacement of normal marrow.
The rest of the cervical vertebral bodies show normal signal intensity. The joints of Luschka and the visualized pre and paravertebral soft tissues are unremarkable.
The cervical spinal cord reveals normal signal intensity.
The atlanto-axial region and the cervico-medullary junction are unremarkable.
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1. Slight forward placement of the C3 over the C4 vertebrae and retroplacement of the C5 over the C6 vertebrae.
2. Small posterior disc herniations with posterior peridiscal osteophytes at the C3-C4, C4-C5, C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels.