newer MRI waiting for a real answer for what has changed from 2021 MRI not the response I received. Can someone please explain for me since I am still waiting for a response from Dr office and no available appointment until April
Comments from the Doctor's Office
Nothing to explain left arm pain. Would continue to work with non-surgical team.
Right paracentral protrusion and right uncovertebral spurring at C5-6 results in severe right foraminal stenosis. There is compression of the exiting right C6 nerve root and possibly the descending right C7 nerve root.
Compared to the prior MRI from 2/19/2021 this represents interval progression of degenerative change and increased right foraminal stenosis at C5-6.
Electronically Verified and Signed by Attending Radiologist: Matthew Walker MD 3/14/2023 11:28 AM
This exam was dictated at Evanston Hospital.
CLINICAL HISTORY: M54.12: Cervical radiculopathy
TECHNIQUE: MRI of the cervical spine was performed without IV contrast.
COMPARISON: MR 2/19/2021
FINDINGS: The sagittal alignment is normal. Vertebral body and disc space heights are maintained. The bone marrow signal intensity, prevertebral soft tissues and foramen magnum are normal.
The cervical and upper thoracic spinal cord are normal in size and signal intensity.
C3-4: There is a small central disc protrusion without stenosis.
C4-5:There is a mild disc bulge without stenosis.
C5-6:There is a right paracentral protrusion and uncovertebral spur that results in severe right foraminal stenosis.
C6-7:There is a small central protrusion without spinal canal or foraminal stenosis.
A = ABNORMAL, H = HIGH, L = LOW
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