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X-ray shows degenerative change with anterior osteophytes at C5-C6. What does this mean?

I just recieved my x-ray results and am having a hard time understanding them. Findings: Four views of the cervical spine are provided. There is straightening of the cervical lordosis . Anterior osteophytes are present at C5-C6. No fracture is evident. No destructive lesion is noted. Impression: Degenerative change with anterior osteophytes at C5-C6 Could you please help me to understand these results? YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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I appreciate your concern if the x-ray of your cervical spine is suggestive of degenerative changes of disks this mean there is some pathological changes occurs and the might be manifesting, and that need to be correlate with the clinical conditions hope this information helps you have nice day.
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