Name of the Patient : Abc Xyza lmn / F / 39 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzonawalla.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O neckpain and pain in the throat and all the four extremities.
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 postero-central disc herniation at the C4-C5 level with anterior indentation of the cord. Small posterior peridiscal osteophytes and ligamentum flavum hypertrophy are also noted at this level.
Small postero-central disc protrusions are noted at the C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels with anterior indentation of the thecal sac. 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.
1. A postero-central disc herniation, with small posterior peridiscal osteophytes and mild ligamentum flavum hypertrophy at the C4-C5 level.
2. Small postero-central disc protrusions at the C5-C6 and C6-C7 levels.