Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzi D. Shlmn / F / 40 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzhtekar.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
C/O neckpain with giddiness on neck movements since 4-5 days.
H/O neckpain with occasional tingling in BUE and BLE 3-4 months back.
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 a congenital block C5/C6 vertebra. There is obliteration of the C5-C6 disc space posteriorly.
A small posterior disc bulge with peridiscal osteophyte (hard disc) is seen at the C6-C7 level with anterior indentation of the thecal sac.
A small posterior disc bulge is noted at the C4-C5 level. The cervical intervertebral discs show loss of water content.
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 shows normal signal intensity.
The atlanto-axial region and the cervico-medullary junction are unremarkable.
1. Congenital block C5/C6 vertebra with obliteration of the C5-C6 disc space posteriorly.
2. A small posterior disc bulge with peridiscal osteophyte (hard disc) at the C6-C7 level.
3. A small posterior disc bulge at the C4-C5 level.