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mri questions

Can someone help me with mri results?
L5-S1 right paracentral annular tear and broad based posterior disc bulge.  Mild facet arthropathy.  Mild bilateral lateral recess and neural foraminal narrowing
L4-L5 midline annular tear and broad based posterior disc bulge.  superimposed focal right foraminal disc herniation.  mild facet arthropathy.  Moderate right and mild left neural foraminal narrowing.  effacement of the ventral thecal sac w/out significant spinal stenosis.
L3-L4 broad based posterior disc bulge and mild facet arthropathy.  No evidence of spinal stenosis or neural foraminal narrowing.

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Hi there. Your MRI shows intervertebral disc bulge backwards, and intervertebral joints are affected causing potential nerve irritation due to neural foraminal narrowing. There is moderate both sided neural foraminal narrowing at L4/L5 levels and disc bulge/herniation at L3/L4 levels which can cause potential nerve compression of the exiting nerve roots at these levels. Consult a neurologist for clinical correlation of findings.  Treatment of symptoms if any would be NSAIDs, acupressure, epidural injection of steroids, physiotherapy and lastly surgical decompression if symptoms are severe. Hope this helps. Take care.


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