I'm in the army. I got an MRI done and the results are:
"Vertebral body alignment, height and marrow signal are unremarkable. There is an 8.0 mm T1-T2 hyperintensity focus with fat saturation in L3 vertebral body consistent with a hemangioma. Disc heights and signal are maintained. The conus location, caliber and signal are unremarkable. The nerve roots course normally without clumping." And:
L3- 4: Unremarkable.
L4- 5: Minimal disc bulge and facet arthropathy.
L5- S1: Minimal midline protruded appearance contained in the epidural space.
I would like to know is this a problem. Im being told not to worry about it. But with as active as the army keeps me, i need to know what would be my best option.
you know the written report that comes with an mri is very little help...the film itself is what really shows what is going on..can u get a copy of ur disc from where u had ur mri? i sat down with my doctor and we went over it so i could understand...nothing u mention here sounds abnormal for someone over 30...but it is the film that really countsa
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.