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Normal disc spaces without evidence of disc herniation. What does this mean?

The disk spaces from L1-L2 through L4-L5 levels are normal without evidence of disk herniation, disk bulge, central or foraminal stenosis . what does this mean? L5-S1: Small broad-based diffuse disk bulge eccentric to the left is stable. Partial annular tear along the posterior disk margin is unchanged. There is facet hypertrophy bilaterally. No evidence of central stenosis or foraminal stenosis. IMPRESSION: Stable exam. Small diffuse disk bulge with posterior annular tear remains stable. No central or foraminal stenosis.
Asked On : Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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there are vertebrae in our body and nerve pass through the foramina in vertebra to supply areas outside
the back vertebra are lumbar and sacral
in between the vertebra there are disc nd they are completely protected by a e annulus
whenever there is disc problem the it inflames or degeneration it leaves its place and can shift to any part anterior posteror anterolateral or posterolateral
as it shift it tears ther lining and is exposed

it m,eans the disc cannot move now as it is stable
foramens are normal through which nrrve come
it is not marked disease and can be treated by consulting your doctor
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