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L5 posterior bulge
Hi Dr, My wife has been diagnosed with a following condition. 1. Posterior bulge with large central and right paracentral herniation of L5-S1 disc with superior extrusion compressing the anterior epidural fat, impinging on bilateral traversing S1 nerve roots  (right more than left) and minimally compromising the right neural foramen. 2.Posterior bulge with small central herniation of L4-5 disc compressing the anterior epidural fat and indenting the thecal sac. 3. Minimal suspicious syrinx within the cord at C6-7 level. As per doctor after reviewing the MRI of the spine said that she may require a surgery as there is a bulge is compressing the right leg nerve. Request you to provide a second opinion on the same. Thank you, Subhash and Leela Bhargavi
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Need to examine patient before advising surgery or other treatment
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Hi, I need to see the mri, how much is the compression at L5-S1 Apart from that we should also co-relate this with complains of the patient— is the pain severe, whether it is radiating to legs, any complain of numbness Consult directly so that proper history can be taken and accordingly the best solution can be suggested to you
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Most of the patient of back pain do not require surgery. However i would like to examine the patient before giving a final opinion.
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