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docs say i have a huge tarlov cyst that has grown thru my sacrium

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edited 06/11/2012 - 7:22 AM in New Member Introductions
iv been complaining of back pain to my docs for at least 6yrs just had a new injury to my back had an mri and this is what the orthopedic said they see keeping in mind they have given me nothing for pain this was on aug 1-08 it HURTS!very very badly especialy when sitting riding in a car is excruciating anyway this is what my findings were from the mri multiseptaded tarlov cyst of the sacrium with erosion of the body of the sacrium the tarlove cyste exstends through the right portion of the anterior sacral wall and abuts the pelvic viscera there are several areas of septation within this cyst and prominent erosion of the bony sacrial canal also L2-L2 dessiccation and loss of normal water content 3mm central subligamentous disc herniation with increased signal within the posterior disc herniation ok that said im going to find out just exactly all of these long and complicated words mean and what kind of pain relief i can get without any meds at my disposal i dont see the specialist until 8-15-08 i also have bulging disc at c4-c5 level and c6-7 and L1-L2 well im off to surf the site and see what all this means and what can be done and what i can do wish me luck :H


  • I can empathize, have also reinjured an old injury and am waiting for a new eval 8/13. Waiting sux when we are in pain I know!. :(

    Please let us know what you find out..I am reading of diagnoses of these Tarlov cyst but don't know anything about them...I bet someone smart will chime in here. :)

    Wishing you best of luck, come back and let us know what you find out..I'm finding lots of support and good info here!

    Deb (mattsmom)

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