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I'm 48/m 5'11 238lbs. For the past year I have been having
I'm 48/m 5'11 238lbs. For the past year I have been having sensations in the back of my legs (knee down to ankle) in both legs. About 2 months after the sensations in my legs, I also started getting a… read more
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I am a 68 year old male who had a a spinal fusion performed
I am a 68 year old male who had a a spinal fusion performed in November 2018. After completing physical therapy, I experienced some relief and improvement until about 6 months ago where I now have con… read more
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Can you tell me what this means: L2/L3: Early disc
L2/L3: Early disc desiccation changes with marginal circumferential disc bulge. No significant spinal canal or neural foraminal stenosis. L3/L4: Disc desiccation changes with shallow circumferential disc bulge. Bilateral facet joint hypertrophic arthropathy. Combination of these findings is leading to right greater than left lateral recess stenosis and mild spinal canal stenosis. Mild right neural foramina narrowing. Left neural foramina is patent. L4/L5: Small posterior central annular fissure/tear. Disc desiccation changes with circumferential disc bulge. Bilateral facet joint arthropathy. Combination of these findings leading to bilateral lateral recess narrowing. No significant spinal canal or neural foraminal stenosis. L5/S1: Left hemilaminectomy changes redemonstrated. Disc desiccation changes. Broad left paracentral disc osteophyte complex with superimposed left paracentral disc extrusion extending 7mm inferiorly behind S1. There is mild epidural enhancement surrounding this disc osteophyte complex and disc extrusion; may represent reactive enhancement or related to small enhancing scar tissue from prior laminectomy changes. Bilateral facet joint arthropathy. Combination of these findings leading to severe left lateral recess stenosis with posterior displacement and encroachment on the traversing left S1 nerve root. No significant residual spinal canal stenosis. Mild left neural foramina narrowing. Right neural foramina is patent. Paravertebral musculature are unremarkable without evidence of abnormal enhancing soft tissue or loculated fluid collection. Visualized prevertebral soft tissues grossly unremarkable. IMPRESSION: 1. Left asymmetric broad-based disc osteophyte complex with superimposed left paracentral disc extrusion at L5-S1 level leading to severe left lateral recess stenosis with posterior displacement and encroachment on the traversing left S1 nerve root. Correlate clinically for left S1 neuropathy. 2. Left hemilaminectomy changes at L5-S1 without residual spinal canal stenosis. 3. Small posterior annular fissure/tear involving L4-L5 disc. 4. Degenerative changes at L3-L4 and L4-L5 levels leading to bilateral lateral recess stenosis. WSN: MERTEL5 -------------- Technologist: JORDAN MASTERS RT(R)(CT) Transcriptionist: PowerScribe Transcribe Date/Time: Apr 30 2020 1:25PM Read By: CHIRAG DANI, MD on Apr 30 2020 1:25PM Signed by: CHIRAG DANI, MD on Apr 30 2020 1:38PM Patient: PONCE, GINA DOB: 10/21/1965 Page 1 / 2 Page 1 of 2 This document was generated from the Online Wellness Link (OWL) and is NOT a legal medical record. Sending Facility Information Name: Sycamore Shoals Hospital Address: 1501 West Elk Avenue Elizabethton, TN 37643 Phone: 423­542­1300 Patient Information Name: PONCE, GINA RAMIREZ DOB: 10/21/1965 Sex: F SSN: XXX­XX­2312 Phone: (423)943­1687 MRN:###-##-####Document: MRI L SPINE W WO CONT Status: F Study\Observation Date: 04/30/2020 11:53:00 Dictating Physician: DANI, CHIRAG A Ordering Physician: ALLEN, JOHN M, CC Physician: SYCAMORE SHOALS HOSPITAL *** Final Report *** Ordering Clinician: (00000) CI #: 111133 Med Rec #: 21473 Class: O PROCEDURE: SMR 0763 - MRI L SPINE W WO CONT ACCESSION NO: 12046545 DATE OF EXAM: Apr 30 2020 11:53AM RMS ORDER NO: 90050 CPT(s): 72158 ADMITTING DIAGNOSIS: LOW BACK PAINRADICULOPATHY, LU REASON FOR EXAM: m54.5 low back pain RESULT: REASON FOR EXAM: m54.5 low back pain COMPARISON: 7/12/2019. TECHNIQUE: Multiplanar multisequence MRI lumbar spine with and without contrast was performed. 8ml of gadolinium contrast was used. IMAGE QUALITY: Satisfactory, of diagnostic value. SIGNIFICANT PATIENT REACTION: None. FINDINGS: Lumbar vertebral body heights and alignment are preserved. Facet joints are in alignment. No acute lumbar spine compression deformity, traumatic subluxation, or displaced fracture. No focal pathologic marrow signal abnormality or marrow enhancement. Conus medullaris ends at L1 level; normal in caliber. Cauda equina nerve roots are unremarkable in… read more
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As seen on the plain radiographs, there is mild L5 on S1
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Transcript; could you translate into layman's terms along
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May 2000: stopped work .. severe left-side sciatica.
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I am considering back sugery, my last mri read L2-L3
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