Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyz Fernalmn / F / 49 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzmani.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O neck pain radiating to BUE with paresthesias since February 0000.
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.
There is a small postero-central disc herniation at the C3-C4 level with anterior indentation of the thecal sac.
Posterior peridiscal osteophytes are noted at the C3-C4, C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels. The cervical intervertebral discs show loss of water content.
The cervical vertebral bodies show normal signal intensity. 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.
The MRI features are suggestive of :
1. A small postero-central disc herniation at the C3-C4 level.
2. Posterior peridiscal osteophytes at the C3-C4, C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels.