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What does slightly reduced bright T2 signal intensity of L4/L5 disc substance mean ?

Findings: Maintained lumbar lordosis and hight oflumbar vertebral bodies Normal sagittal dimeter of lumbar bony spinal canal Slightly reduced bright T2 singnal intensity of L4/L5 disc subtance,yet preserved hight. (
Asked On : Tue, 24 May 2011
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This MRI report suggests an early degenerative changes in L4/L5 disc.
Reduced T2 bright signal (Hyperintensity) signifies early dessication of disc or loss of hydration of the disc.
Answered: Sat, 11 Jun 2011
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