Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyza lmn / F / 59 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzrani.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O neck pain radiating to BUE with numbness since 2 1/2 years.
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 loss of water content of the cervical intervertebral discs.
Posterior disc bulges with posterior peridiscal osteophytes are noted at the C3-C4, C4-C5, C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels, the largest one being at the C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels.
The cervical vertebral bodies show spotty fatty marrow changes suggesting osteoporosis. The joints of Luschka and the visualized pre and paravertebral soft tissues are unremarkable.
The cervical spinal cord reveals normal signal intensity.
The atlanto-axial region and the cervico-medullary junction are unremarkable.
Posterior disc bulges with posterior peridiscal osteophytes at the C3-C4, C4-C5, C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels.
As compared to the previous MRI dated 00.00.00, there is no significant change noted.