Foraminal encroachment

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I just received the results of an MRI - extruded/sequestered disc right paracentral in location extending cephalad at the L5-S1 level with mass...

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You are very well educated because you really understood the most important part of the report and did it correctly! That is great!

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There are multi level marginal osteophytes the marrow intensity signal is preserved. Small Schmorl s node in assoication with the inferior endplate...

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In nutshell it means there are degenerative changes in lumbosacral spine. These changes are more marked at L5-S1 level particularly on left side....

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Ive had so much pain in my neck however I have had the nerves burned 2 times getting ready to do it agian..question is can I have a surgery that...

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Brief Answer:
If no improvement despite medications, surgery should be considered.

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