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edited 11/12/2014 - 9:01 AM in Lower Back Pain
Notably at L 4- L5 superimposed left paracentral/ left subarticular/left foraminal disc extrusion is noted which extends superiorly to the lower L4 level. This measures effect 1.4 times 0.4 times 0.8 cm. this causes some mass effect on the exiting left nerve root , causing prominent left foraminal stenosis superiorly mild right neural forminal stenosis is seen. Very mild central canal stenosis is seen. And paraspinal muscle atrophy is noted within lower lumbosacral spine. Bilateral facet hypertrophy noted.


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