Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzra lmn / M / 60 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzagwati.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache and neckpain with pain radiating to the RUE and RLE.
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 slight scoliosis of the cervical spine with convexity to the left.
There is loss of water content of the cervical intervertebral discs.
small postero-central protruded discs with peridiscal osteophytes are noted at the C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels.
Slight degenerative changes of the joint of Luschka on the right is noted at the C6-C7 level. Slight facetal hypertrophy is noted at the C3-C4 and C4-C5 levels on the left.
There is anterior wedging of the C5 and C6 vertebrae without any change in signal intensity.
The cervical vertebral bodies show normal signal intensity. The remaining 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.
1. Small postero-central protruded discs with peridiscal osteophytes at the C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels.
2. Slight degenerative changes of the joint of Luschka on the right at the C6-C7 level.
3. Slight facetal hypertrophy at the C3-C4 and C4-C5 levels on the left.