Conus medullaris

What is Conus medullaris?

It is the tapered, lower end of the spinal cord. It occurs near lumbar vertebral levels 1 (L1) and 2 (L2).

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sir, i am sanjay Age 27M at delhi,i have pain in spin L/S so doctor advice me that MRI test L/S spin than tested my MRI so report is Lumbar...

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hai Mr sanjay ,may i first know ur occupation pls?You mentioned u have pain in spine,but which region?cervical/thoraci/lumbar?Dont get biased by...

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Hi I had a MRI did and I don t understand it.The alignment and morphology of the lumbar vertebrate are normal. The intervertebral discs display...

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Dear friend, welcome to HCM.
it indicates slipped discs at 2-3 levels at lower spinal end, but not actually pressing on the nerves,
how old are...

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hi and thank me 31 years and I always got chairs sit. Approximately one month prior to lumbar pain. Physiotherapy went to 10 sessions Physical...

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Hi,

Thank you for posting your query. I must admit I had difficulty reading your query due to grammatical and spelling errors, but I was able to...

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I am trying to determine where I am on the ASIA Standard. My MRI findings are abnormal t2/STIR signal of the conus medullaris located at T12. This...

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Hi, I recently got an MRI of the lumbrosacral spine for severe pain radiating down my left side ( sciatica ), & these were the findings which I'm...

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yes, hello. I am trying to understand my MRI does facet arthropathy with ligamentum flavum cause pain? also right forminal annular tear significant...

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Hi, My mother has been complaining of lower back pain that also affects her legs since the last 1.5 years. Age 63 years (height 5’3” , weight – 70...

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Hello, I had and MRI done with and without contrast. It say s I have a 3.1x 1.28 cystic lesion within the conus medullaris/proximal cauda equine....

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HI
My MRI SCAN REPORT SHOWS THESE RESULTS:

DISK DEHYDRATION & BULGING WITH RIGHTPARA CENTRAL DISC EXTRUSION IN L5-S1 LEVEL WITHOUT PRESSURE ON...

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The tip of my conus medullaris has been found to be behind my L 1 vertebrae. I am significant pain. What does this mean?

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