Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzla Slmn / F / 26 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzauhan.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Lumbo-sacral Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache radiating to the LUE and LLE with paresthesias in the LLE since 35 days.
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 L3-L4, L4-L5 and L5-S1 facet joints show degenerative changes with hypertrophic changes at the L4-L5 level.
Posterior disc bulges are noted at the L4-L5 and L5-S1 levels.
The lumbar vertebral bodies and the intervertebral discs reveal normal signal intensity. The remaining facet joints and the visualized pre and paravertebral soft tissues are unremarkable.
The conus medullaris terminates at the L2 level and the thecal sac terminates at the S1 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
19.0 mm at L2-L3
18.0 mm at L3-L4
15.0 mm at L4-L5
11.0 mm at L5-S1.
Facetal arthropathy at the L3-L4, L4-L5 and L5-S1 and hypertrophic changes at the L4-L5 level.