Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzlmn / M / 28 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyza Mehta.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Lumbo-sacral Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache radiating to the RLE since 6 months.
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.
SOME IMAGES SHOW PATIENT MOTION.
There is a small postero-central disc herniation with peridiscal osteophytes at the L5-S1 level. Slight facetal hypertrophy also noted at this level.
The lumbar vertebral bodies and the intervertebral discs reveal normal signal intensity. The rest of 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 :
18.0 mm at L1-L2
17.0 mm at L2-L3
18.0 mm at L3-L4
15.0 mm at L4-L5
11.0 mm at L5-S1.
A small postero-central disc herniation with peridiscal osteophytes at the L5-S1 level and slight facetal hypertrophy at this level.