Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzal I. lmn / M / 63 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyz Jhaveri.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O neck pain radiating to the LUE since 2 months.
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 are posterior disc herniations with peridiscal osteophytes at the C3-C4, C4-C5 and C5-C6 levels.
A small posterior disc bulge is noted at the C6-C7 level. The cervical intervertebral discs show loss of water content.
The C4-C5 and C5-C6 facet joints show degenerative changes, more at the C4-C5 level on the right.
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. Posterior disc herniations with peridiscal osteophytes at the C3-C4, C4-C5 and C5-C6 levels.
2. A small posterior disc bulge at the C6-C7 level.
3. Facetal arthropathy at the C4-C5 and C5-C6 levels, more at the C4-C5 level on the right.