Are these MRI results not normal for a 27/yr male. Experiencing Mid/upper back pain and neck pain.
MR imaging of the cervical spine is performed in sagittal and axial
planes. There are no previous.
There are degenerative disc changes with uncovertebral joint hypertrophy
associated. The discs are decreased in signal. There is facet joint
arthropathy. Degenerative change narrows the neural foramina.
At C2-C3, there is a left paracentral and lateral degenerative disc
osteophyte complex encroaching upon the left neural foramina.
At C3-C4, there is a degenerative disc osteophyte complex, with narrowing
of the left neural foramina.
At C4-C5, the disc demonstrates a small annular tear but is not herniated.
At C5-C6, there is a degenerative disc osteophyte complex with narrowing
of the right neural foramina.
At C6-C7, there is a mild central disc protrusion. There is not
significant central spinal stenosis.
The cerebellar tonsils are normal in position. The spinal cord is normal
Cervical spondylosis with degenerative disc changes, uncovertebral joint
hypertrophy and facet arthropathy narrows the neural foramina at multiple
levels. See above for a full description.
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