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Complete effacement

nkaynnkay Posts: 105
edited 02/19/2014 - 7:45 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
What does complete effacement of ventral subarachnoid space mean?


  • I have a c6-c7 central herniation with annular fissure. The herniation only measures 1.3mm in depth, no foraminal narrowing but near complete effacement of the ventral subarachnoid space.

    I have searched and searched myself and can not find out what the near complete effacement means.. Does anyone know what the term is?
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