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What does my MRI mean...in English?

VanlintzVVanlintz Posts: 1
edited 03/09/2015 - 11:53 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
Can you tell me whatMy MRI report means....in English?
I am 41 year old female who was in a car accident and having neck and back pain. These were my results. And I have no clue what it means,.
"Disc Desiccation at T9-10 is present.
Straightening with reversal of the normal cervical curvature.
Hypertrophic changes at C4-5 and to a lesser extent C5-6.
C4-5 bulging disc, posterior Osteophyte formation is seen with flattening of the spinal cord of a mild degree with a foraminal narrowing.
Broad based Herniation also has to be considered because of the spinal cord flattening. Bulging disc C5-6. Disc space desiccation and mild narrowing L4-5. Bulging Disc L4-5."


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