Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyza Ilmn / F / 27 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyznna.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Lumbo-sacral Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache since 3-4 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.
A small posterior disc herniation is seen to indent the thecal sac at the L5-S1 level. Slight bilateral neural foraminal narrowing is seen at this level.
The L5-S1 intervertebral disc shows loss of water content.
Slight central wedging of the D12 body is noted, without change in signal intensity.
The lumbar vertebral bodies and the remaining intervertebral discs reveal normal signal intensity. 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
14.0 mm at L2-L3
14.0 mm at L3-L4
16.0 mm at L4-L5
11.0 mm at L5-S1.
The MRI features are suggestive of a small posterior disc herniation at the L5-S1 level.