Name of the Patient : Abc Xyzh V. lmn / M / 45 yrs.
Referred by : Dr. Abc Xyzah.
Examination : M.R.I. of the Cervical Spine.
CLINICAL PROFILE :
C/O neck pain with occasional tingling in the left ring and little finger.
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 loss of normal cervical lordosis and loss of water content of the cervical intervertebral discs.
There is a small, postero-central disc herniation with peridiscal osteophytes at the C6-C7 level. Degenerative changes of the joints of Luschka are noted at this level bilaterally with slight neural foraminal narrowing.
A posterior disc bulge with small posterior peridiscal osteophytes are noted at the C5-C6 level.
The upper cervical vertebral bodies show spotty fatty marrow changes. The rest of 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.
A small, postero-central disc herniation with peridiscal osteophytes at the C6-C7 level with degenerative changes of the joints of Luschka bilaterally.