Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzas Plmn / M / 19 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzni.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Lumbo-sacral Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache radiating to BLE with paresthesias since 1 year.
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.
FEW IMAGES SHOW PATIENT MOTION.
There is a small posterior disc bulge at the L5-S1 level.
Mild ligamentum flavum hypertrophy is noted at the L5-S1 level.
The L5-S1 facet joint on the left side and the L3-L4 and L4-l5 facet joints bilaterally show mild degenerative changes.
The lumbar vertebral bodies and the 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 S2 level.
The antero-posterior dimensions of the lumbar canal at the level of the intervertebral discs are as follows :
15.0 mm at L1-L2
15.0 mm at L2-L3
14.0 mm at L3-L4
13.0 mm at L4-L5
11.0 mm at L5-S1.
1. A small posterior disc bulge at the L5-S1 level.
2. Mild degenerative changes of the L5-S1 facet joint on the left side and of the L3-L4 and L4-L5 facet joints bilaterally.