Date : 00.00.00
Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzti Sanlmn / F / 43 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzlkarni.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Lumbo-sacral Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O backache with pain radiating to the RLE.
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.
There is slight loss of water content of the lumbar intervertebral discs.
Postero-central protruded discs are noted at the L4-L5 and L5-S1 levels.
Slight facetal hypertrophy is noted at the L5-S1 level.
The lumbar vertebral bodies reveal normal signal intensity. The remaining facet joints and the visualized pre and paravertebral soft tissues are unremarkable.
The conus medullaris terminates at the L1-L2 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 :
15.0 mm at L1-L2
14.0 mm at L2-L3
13.0 mm at L3-L4
13.0 mm at L4-L5
12.0 mm at L5-S1.
1. Postero-central protruded discs at the L4-L5 and L5-S1 levels.
2. Slight facetal hypertrophy at the L5-S1 level.