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What does mild left foraminal stenosis ?

what does it mean? broad based disc herniation and osteophyte of 3-4 mm in AP dimension with 1 mm flattening of the cervical spinal cord on sagittall image 7 of series 5. moderately severe right foraminal stenosis with compression of the right c4 nerve root in the neural foramen on axial image i of series 7. Mild left foraminal stenosis.
Asked On : Mon, 11 Feb 2013
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Foraminal stenosis means narrowing of the opening through which the nerve root that is initial part of nerve exits. It is mostly seen in cases of spondylitis cases and could be responsible for pain in the arms.
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