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MRI report of lumber spine

Hi,My mother is 53 yeasr old.
Having ovries removed so no calciam creation in body.Taking shelcal for last 4 years.Now suffering from back pain and left leg pain.
We got the MRI done.
Findings:
Attached report

Help required :
Need to know her problems and solutions.
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Hello Dear,
Removal of ovaries lead to sudden hormonal loss and may cause osteoporesis (osteoporosis).Please mention the MRI findings so that the pathology can be identified and taken care of.
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The mri findings are as follows :

Name of the Patient : Mrs. Nayna Vartak
Referred by              : Dr. C.B. Satheye
Examination             :MRI-L.S.Spine
Imaging Sequences:

SE T1W Sagittal and axials, FSE T2W sagittal and axials.

Findings:

There is exaggeration of lumbar lordosis.

L4-5  and L5-S1 lumbar intervertebral discs exhibit signal changes – s/o Desiccation.

Diffuse bulge of L4-5 disc is noted, encroaching the neural formainae and indenting the thecal sac. No significant nerve root compression or displacement.

Less marked annular bulge of L5-S1 disc is present abutting the thecal sac.

Bilateral facetal degenerative changes are noted at these levels.
No significant  ligamentum flavum thickening.

Rest of the intervertebral discs are normal in height , contour and signal characteristics.

Lumbar canal diameters at disc level are as follows:

L2-3-----18MM
L3-4------16MM
L4.5------13MM
L5-S1----12MM


Focal fatty changes noted in L4 vertebral body.
Rest of the vertebral bodies are normal in height , morphology and signal characteristics.

No evidence of spondylolisthesis.

No abnormal pre or paravertebral soft tissue.

Impression:

Exaggeration of lumbar lordosis.

Diffuse bulge of L4-5 disc encroaching the neural foraminae and indenting the thecal sac.

Les marked annular bulge of L5-S1 disc abutting the thecal sac.

Bilateral facetal degenerative changes at these levels.

No evidence of infective focus in the lumbar spine.


Currently she is taking 2 tablets
1)Shelcal 500 (for calcium)
2)For high BP.



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Can anyone explain  me the findings of MRI
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