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Pain and numbness in buttocks, legs. MRI lumbar showed sacralization, posterior annular bulge, thecal sac indentation. Analysis?

Hi I m Marudu 22 yrs old. my lumbar mri reads this : Sacralization of l5 vertebra. posterior annular bulge of l3-l4 intervertebral disc causing anterior thecal sac indentation with mild bilateral neuro foraminal narrowing is seen. Posterior annular bulge with focal postero central protrusion of l4-l5 intervertebral disc causing anterior thecal sac indentation without spinal canal nerve root compromise. Posterior annular bulge of c4-c5 and c5-c6 intervertebral discs. i have pain and numbness in left buttocks and leg. pls guide me. i also had a multiple superior end plate compression fractures of D-12, L-1 and L-2 vertebral bodies.
Asked On : Sun, 30 Sep 2012
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Hi..bharath.., the above reports of the x ray shows that, there is fusion of the 5th lumbar vertebra with sacrum.. hence there will be compression of the spinal cord in the vertebral canal..
also there will be compression of the nerve roots.. hence there is pain..
surgery is the treatment of choice...

Take care..

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