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This forum is for questions and support regarding neurology issues such as: Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, Autism, Brain Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain, Epilepsy, Headaches, MS, Neuralgia, Neuropathy, Parkinson's Disease, RSD, Sleep Disorders, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury.

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CLINICAL HISTORY
Intractable pain. Question exaggerated kyphosis. Evaluate for pathology.

TECHNIQUE
Sagittal T1W, sagittal T2W and axial 3D T2W images have been obtained.

COMPARISON
None available.

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGINE FINDINGS
Examination is limited by low signal-to-noise ratio and motion artifact.
There is preservation of the thoracic kyphosis. Bone marrow signal is unremarkable. There is no evidence of acute fracture or ligamentous injury.

T5/T6 moderate sized left paracentral disc herniation which moderately indents the left ventral hemicord causing mild to moderate focal cord compression with slight central spinal canal stenosis. There is moderate central canal stenosis at T8/T9. There is a mild central protrusion contacting the spinal cord.

Otherwise, there is mild diffuse disc desiccation and intervertebral disc Space narrowing without significant central canal or foramina  stenosis.


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