Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzn Pulmn / F / 36 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzhtekar.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O neck pain radiating to the LUE and LLE with paresthesias since 4-5 years.
H/O pulmonary kochs 8-9 years ago. Received AKT.
M.R.I of the cervical spine was performed using the following parameters :
4 mm thick T1 Weighted and T2 Weighted sagittal images.
5 mm thick T1 Weighted and Fast Scan (T2 *) axial images.
FEW IMAGES SHOW PATIENT MOTION.
The C2-C3, C3-C4, C4-C5 and C5-C6 intervertebral discs show loss of water content.
Mild posterior disc bulges with small peridiscal osteophytes are seen at the C3-C4, C4-C5 and C5-C6 levels.
Hypointense areas are seen on the T1 Weighted images within the C4 and C5 vertebral bodies which are isointense on the T2 Weighted images and these may be artifactual.
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.
Small subcentimeter lymph nodes are seen deep to the sternomastoid muscles bilaterally.
The MRI features are suggestive of mild posterior disc bulges with small peridiscal osteophytes at the C3-C4, C4-C5 and C5-C6 levels.