Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzini S. Dlmn / F / 60 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyztel.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
C/O giddiness with paresthesias in BUE and BLE since 1 year.
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 slight loss of water content of the cervical intervertebral discs.
Small posterior disc bulges are noted at the C3-C4 and C4-C5 levels.
A small posterior disc bulge with peridiscal osteophytes is noted at the C5-C6 level.
Slight facetal hypertrophy is seen at the C5-C6 level.
The upper cervical vertebral bodies show spotty fatty marrow changes.
The rest of 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.
Incidentally noted are small, subcentimeter lymph nodes deep to the sternocleidomastoid muscles bilaterally.
Small posterior disc bulge with peridiscal osteophytes at the C5-C6 level with slight facetal hypertrophy at this level.