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MRI STUDY OF CERVICAL SPINE REPORTS MEAN
What does the report below mean and is it treatable and will my father will be fine MRI STUDY OF CERVICAL SPINE WITH SCREENING OF WHOLE SPINE REPORT CAME AS: Study reveals central & bilatetal paracentral disc herniation with possible left paracentral extrusion at C6- C7 level causing thecal compression and left emerging nerve root impingement. Central and bilateral paracentral disc protusions are noted at C5- C6 and C7- D1 levels causing thecal compression and bilateral foraminal encroachment. Small central and bilateral paracentral disc protrusions are noted at C3- C4 and C4- C5 levels causing mild thecal indentation
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In the limited scope of the report,  it seems to be a case of cervical spondylosis. Please do mention if your father is having any weakness or any tingling/ numbness or any urination or defecation issues. Yes it is treatable and further plan of treatment can be decided after due consultation.
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Please consult a neurologist
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In the limited scope of the report, it appears it's treatable. I recommend a proper consult for detailed evaluation and radiology correlation before deciding an appropriate course of management.
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