Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzv lmn / M / 45 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzah.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Dorso-lumbar Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache radiating to the RLE.
M.R.I of the dorso-lumbar 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.
There is loss of water content of the visualized dorso-lumbar intervertebral discs.
There is a fairly large, postero-central and right paracentral protruded disc at the L2-L3 level, indenting the dural theca anteriorly.
Small posterior disc bulge is seen at the L4-L5 level.
Slight facetal hypertrophy is noted at the L2-L3, L3-L4 and L4-L5 levels.
The visualized dorso-lumbar vertebral bodies reveal normal signal intensity. The visualized pre and paravertebral soft tissues are unremarkable.
The visualized lower dorsal spinal cord reveals normal signal intensity. There is no cord compression.
The conus medullaris terminates at the L1 level.
1. A fairly large, postero-central and right paracentral protruded disc at the L2-L3 level.
2. Slight facetal hypertrophy at the L2-L3, L3-L4 and L4-L5 levels.