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At L1 = L2 4-5-mm disc bulge is demonstrated this effaces the

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At L1 = L2 4-5-mm disc bulge is demonstrated this effaces the ventral thecal sac. Sinal canal measures 13 mm AP. Mild foraminal stenosis id demonstrated. Right foramen is patent. What does this mean?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 2 years ago.
It means that you have discs sticking out.
They are not pressing on the spinal cord...but are getting closer to that.
This needs physical therapy.
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