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What does stable sized left posterior paracentral disc protrusions mean?

On an MRI result - what does stable sized left posterior paracentral disc protrusions at L3-L4 and L4-L5 levels mean? With focus on T2 signal within the left posterior paracentral region of the L4-L5 intervertebral discs suspicious for a small annular tear mean?
Wed, 31 Mar 2021
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Hello,

The description of MRI scan is suggestive of a disc prolapse in the region specified. If the disc protrusion is more then annular tear is seen.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Praveen Tayal, Orthopedic Surgeon
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What does stable sized left posterior paracentral disc protrusions mean?

Hello, The description of MRI scan is suggestive of a disc prolapse in the region specified. If the disc protrusion is more then annular tear is seen. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Praveen Tayal, Orthopedic Surgeon