Thecal sac

What is Thecal sac?

Thecal sac is the space after the termination of spinal cord and cauda equina.It is filled with cerebrospinal fluid and is formed by the duramatter and arachinoid matter.

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MRI shows enlarged thecal sac and nerve enhancement cauda equina what is this

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Brief Answer:
It is a covering of spinal canal.

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I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. Thecal sac...

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MRI reads.. Interval posterior decompression from C4-C7 with improved caliber of the thecal sac at these levels nSince the prior study, there has...

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Brief Answer:
Can cause neck pain radiating to the arm.

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Thanks for posting your query.
The disc compression at the level of...

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is flattening of the ventral thecal sac serious

I also have central disc protrusion with posterior spurring. With moderate left and mild right...

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Brief Answer:
Typically considered insignificant finding

Detailed Answer:
"Flattening of the thecal sac" in the broadest sense of the statement...

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Recent questions on  Thecal sac

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my son has been told thet he has protrusion of teh T7-T8 and T8-T9 discs ehich is distorting the thecal sac and possibly abutting the cord...

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Hi I got a Slip Disc and the MRI report says... Central and Bilateral paracentral herniation with minimum Inferior extrusion of L5-S1 disc...

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I am diagnosed with DISC DESICCATION AND LEFT PARACENTRAL PROTRUSION AT L5/S1 LEVEL INDENTING THECAL SAC AND EXITING LEFT S1 NERVE ROOT. I have...

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i have a tear in c5-c6 ive had pain and weakness throughout my body going on 2 yrs now, could this be the cause of this? c6-c7 has mild annular...

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Good morning, I have been having thoracic back pain for about 18 months and it’s been a progressive pain that gradually got worse and worse to the...

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Hi I have a mild disc bulge in cervical c3 to c7 also have posterior marginal osteophytes at c3- c4 with thecal sac . I have a hand pain with...

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Can I ask if you have a moderate degree of neuroforaminal compromise worse on left side with possible impingment of both exiting L5 nerve roots....

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