Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzen lmn / F / 68 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzmpat.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
Known C/O depressive psychosis and Parkinsons disease.
C/O stiffness of joints, difficulty in passing urine and tremors in BUE with decreased sensation in the left leg.
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 are posterior disc bulges with peridiscal osteophytes at the C3-C4, C4-C5, C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels with anterior indentation of the thecal sac. Mild ligamentum flavum hypertrophy is noted at the C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels.
The cervical intervertebral discs show loss of water content.
Fatty changes are noted in the cervical and visualized upper dorsal vertebrae and these may represent osteoporotic changes.
A schmorls node is noted at the inferior aspect of the D3 vertebral body.
The joints of Luschka are unremarkable.
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The left lobe of the thyroid gland appears a little larger as compared to the right side.
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 posterior disc bulges with peridiscal osteophytes at the C3-C4, C4-C5, C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels.