Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzi Dhalmn / F / 60 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzhtekar.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O neckpain with radiation of pain to the LUE since 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.
A small postero-central disc herniation is seen to indent the thecal sac at the C5-C6 level. Slight ligamentum flavum hypertrophy is seen at this level.
Posterior disc bulges are seen at the C3-C4 and C4-C5 levels.
The left C3-C4 and C5-C6 facet joints show degenerative changes.
The cervical intervertebral discs show loss of water content.
The cervical vertebral bodies show areas of fatty replacement of normal marrow. Also seen is slight irregularity of the margins of the C2 vertebra.
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.
The MRI features are suggestive of :
1. A small postero-central disc herniation at the C5-C6 level.
2. Facetal arthropathy on the left side at the C3-C4 and C5-C6 levels.