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Bulging disc in the neck with broad based right paracentral and foraminal disc protrusion. Indications?

what does it mean when you have a bulging disc in the neck on the right side with broad based right paracentral and forminal disc potrusion and annular which extends inferiorly and indents the ventral aspect of the spinal cord along with uncovertebral spurring and facet arthropathy causing sever right neural foraminal narrowing?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Jul 2013
Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

All your MRI findings in the description suggests that you have cervical disc disease with arthritic changes (wear & tear). The disc protrusions will cause pressure over the correspoding level nerve roots which produces pain in the neck and at times radiating down the arm and into fingers.

Consult an orthopedic surgeon for further management.

Hope this information is helpful. Good day
Answered: Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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