Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzh P. lmn / F / 62 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzngsarkar.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Lumbo-sacral Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache radiating to the LLE with tingling since 2 months.
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 slight loss of water content of the lumbar intervertebral discs.
There is a left paracentral disc herniation at the L5-S1 level indenting the traversing left S1 nerve root.
The lumbar vertebral bodies reveal normal signal intensity. The facet joints and the visualized pre and paravertebral soft tissues are unremarkable.
The conus medullaris terminates at the L1-L2 level and the thecal sac terminates at the S2 level.
The sacral nerve-root sleeves appear slightly baggy.
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The antero-posterior dimensions of the lumbar canal at the level of the intervertebral discs are as follows :
17.0 mm at L1-L2
19.0 mm at L2-L3
19.0 mm at L3-L4
19.0 mm at L4-L5
15.0 mm at L5-S1.
A left paracentral disc herniation at the L5-S1 level indenting the traversing left S1 nerve root.