Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzi lmn / F / 32 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzrandikar.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Lumbo-sacral Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache radiating to the LLE with paresthesias since 3 years.
M.R.I of the lumbo-sacral spine was performed using the following parameters :
5 mm thick T1 Weighted and T2 Weighted sagittal images.
5 mm thick T1 Weighted and T2 Weighted axial images.
There is loss of water content of the L4-L5 intervertebral disc.
A small postero-central protruded disc is noted at the L4-L5 level.
A minimal posterior disc bulge is noted at the L5-S1 level.
Slight left sided facetal hypertrophy is noted at the L5-S1 level.
The lumbar vertebral bodies and the remaining intervertebral discs reveal normal signal intensity. The rest of the facet joints and the visualized pre and paravertebral soft tissues are unremarkable.
The conus medullaris terminates at the L1 level and the thecal sac terminates at the S1 level.
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The antero-posterior dimensions of the lumbar canal in the sagittal plane are as follows :
12.0 mm at L1-L2
13.0 mm at L2-L3
13.0 mm at L3-L4
11.0 mm at L4-L5
11.0 mm at L5-S1.
A small postero-central protruded disc with degeneration at the L4-L5 level.