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    What does this MRI report indicate?

Posted on Wed, 1 Jun 2016 in Pregnancy
Question: I would require surgeon opinion toward surgery required or not? As per attached my mother MRI and reports, pls suggest me whether operation is necessary or not?

Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 30 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Requires neurosurgeon opinion, investigations and treatment as advised

Detailed Answer:
I have gone through your question and attached reports and understand your concerns.
At this age perimenopausal symptoms are common and bone osteopenia and osteoporosis is also a concern.
The MRI report is showing multiple disc prolapse with significant compression and may require surgery, depending upon clinical symptoms and neurodeficit.
Investigations like Vitamin D3 and DEXA scan is required.
For treatment, Physiotherapy, calcium, vitamin D supplementation is advisable.
Pain modulator drugs like pregabalin, gabapentin and amitriptyline may be started.
Lumbar belt is also required.
Visit to a neurosurgeon will be helpful to complete work-up, examination and assessment regarding surgical measures at present.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further queries.
Dr Deepti Verma

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