Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzp Kaslmn / M / 38 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc XyzBhojraj.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Lumbo-sacral Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache with pain radiating to BLE (right more than left) with tingling.
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.
The L5 vertebral body is as marked on the film. Please correlate with plain radiographs.
There is loss of water content of the L5-S1 intervertebral disc and slight loss of water content of the rest of the lumbar intervertebral disc except the L4-L5 disc.
There is a postero-central protruded disc with peridiscal osteophytes at the L5-S1 level.
The lumbar vertebral bodies reveal normal signal intensity. 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 :
19.0 mm at L1-L2
17.0 mm at L2-L3
18.0 mm at L3-L4
18.0 mm at L4-L5
16.0 mm at L5-S1.
Degenerated L5-S1 disc with a postero-central protruded disc with peridiscal osteophytes at this level.