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Lumbar x-ray report says strengthening of the normal lordosis, sclerosis at the sacroiliac joint. What does it mean?

what is a 1.2 cm heterogeneous calcific density projects at the left hemipelvis. what is sclerosis at the sacroiliac joint. they say the area is partially obscured by granular bowel content that confounded the evaluation. I had a lumbar Xray that revealed straightening of the the normal lordosis. I don't understand any of this. please explan.
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Q heterogeneous calcific density projects at the left hemipelvis. area is partially obscured by granular bowel content that confounded the evaluation.
A. granular bowel contents is due to incomplete Clearance of fecal matter, and overlaps with bony/ calcification--- u need to repeat the x ray after proper bowel preparation.

q. what is sclerosis at the sacroiliac joint.
a. its like scar formation after some old damage due to infection else where in body

q. they say the I had a lumbar Xray that revealed straightening of the the normal lordosis.
a. there is normal anterior curvature its gets straightened with muscles pulling is back when they are spasm
Answered: Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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