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Mild degenerative and degenerative disc disease. No acute fracture or
subluxation. Soft tissues are unremarkable.
4 VIEWS OF THE CERVICAL SPINE
1/16/2018 5:00 pm
ORDERING SYSTEM PROVIDED HISTORY: Left shoulder pain, unspecified chronicity
TECHNOLOGIST PROVIDED HISTORY:
Reason for exam:->neck pain, pain in left shoulder and left arm
Ordering Physician Provided Reason for Exam: C/o posterior neck pain for 2
months, no injury
Type of Exam: Unknown
Alignment is satisfactory. No acute fracture or subluxation is noted. No
prevertebral soft tissue swelling is seen. The odontoid is intact. Mild
degenerative and degenerative disc disease is noted.
MRI CERVICAL SPINE WITHOUT IV CONTRAST
CLINICAL STATEMENT: Neck pain
TECHNIQUE: Sagittal and axial fast spin echo T2-weighted images and sagittal and axial spin echo T1-weighted images were performed.
FINDINGS: The cervical spinal cord is normal in size and signal characteristics. The visualized osseous structures in the skull base show no definite abnormality. The cervico-occipital junction is unremarkable.
At C1-C2, there is no abnormality.
At C2-C3, C5-C6, C6-C7, and C7-T1, the disks, the spinal canal, and the neural foramina are unremarkable.
At C3-C4, C4-C5, hypertrophic changes are noted in left uncovertebral joint result in and mild narrowing of left neuroforamina at both levels. The spinal canal and right neuroforamina are not narrowed.
The paravertebral soft tissues are unremarkable. The upper esophagus and the upper trachea show no definite abnormality.
1. Mild narrowing of left neural foramen at C3-4 and C4-5.