Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzkar M. Glmn / M / 58 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzah.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O radicular pain in the LUE with numbness, weak grip and wasting since 1 1/2 months.
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 loss of water content of the cervical intervertebral discs with reduction in height
of the C6-C7 intervertebral disc.
Small postero-central protruded discs are noted at the C2-C3, C3-C4 and C4-C5 levels.
Slight degenerative changes of the joint of Luschka at the C3-C4 level is noted.
Posterior peridiscal osteophytes are identified at the C6-C7 level with a posterior disc bulge.
Type II degenerative marrow changes are noted adjacent to the C6-C7 intervertebral disc.
The facet joints at the C5-C6 level on the right side show degenerative changes.
The rest of the cervical vertebral bodies show normal signal intensity. The rest of the joints of Luschka and the visualized pre and paravertebral soft tissues are unremarkable.
The cervical spinal cord reveals normal signal intensity.
The left vertebral artery appears hypoplastic and may be a normal variant.
The atlanto-axial region and the cervico-medullary junction are unremarkable.
Small postero-central protruded discs at the C2-C3, C3-C4 and C4-C5 levels.