Modic changes

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Avatar f tn Degenerative desiccation changes in L5/S1 with type 2 modic endplate changes". Is it serious? What I have to do for this?
Avatar n tn However, I picked up my MRI done last month and it shows worsened degenerative changes at the S1-S2 level with Modic Type1 Changes degenerative disease seen at this level and the x-ray shows increased Retrolishesis of L1 on L2 at this level. My primary care doctor keeps telling me my pain is from the herninations. I don't think so. In reading about the Modic Type 1 Change and Retrolishesis, I believe that is what is causing my problem. This has been on-going for several years.
Avatar n tn I recently had an MRI on my lower back and neck I wonder what sever disc height loss with modic 1 end plate changes at L3-L4 means on the lower back. Also Disc desiccation is seen at multiple levels. L3-L4 show mild inferior neuroforaminimal narrowing bilaterally.
745393 tn?1345080796 He recently had sagittal views of the lumbar spine in proton density and T2. There is significantly red marrow changes in the lumbar spine. There is also narrowing of the disc space at L5-S1 with Modic Type 11 degeneration of the vertebral endplates.What does this mean, especially the red marrow changes in the lumbar spine?
Avatar f tn thank you so much for your help i have been having trouble holding my urine do you think that has anything to do with my back alsoi have degenerative narrowing and modic changes at c5-c6 and degenerative changes at vertebral body endplates lower and mid thoracic accompanid by modic changes what does modic changes mean again thank you
Avatar f tn The Modic changes in the vertebral end plates are a classification of changes which was proposed by Modic. These changes are commonly seen as a part of the age related degenerative process. Some people with these changes have low back pain due to problems in the disc but this is not always true. Further at L3-L4 level, a mild disc bulging is noted and the foramina through which the nerves exit are narrowed. This along with the fluid in the facet joints can lead to pain in the back.
Avatar n tn The impression of MRI REPORT Degenerated L/S spine with L Para-central disc protrusion at L5-S1 causing compression of L sided existing nerve roots with diffuse central disc protrusion at L4-5 disc bulges at L2-3 and L3-4 with disc desiccations atL2-3 L3-4 ,L4-5 and L5-S1 levels, with modic type II changes at L4, L5, and S1 with posterior marginal Osteo puytoses seen at multiple levels.
Avatar f tn what am I looking at on my MRI that says L4-5 mild degnerative disk disease is present in addition to annular bulge and associated Modic end plate change. Moderate left sided degenerative facet disease is present encroaching the posterior aspect of each neural foramen resulting in slight mass effect on the left L5 nerve root. also minimal facet arthropathy results in minimal retrolisthesis and pseudodisc formation.
Avatar f tn l3-l4 minimal bulging disc broad base disc protrusion at l4-l5 mild central canal and minimal bilateral neuroformanial stensis mild broad disc protusion at l5-s1 central canal stensis mild narrowing of right neuroforamina and advanced ddd at c5-c6 with siinal canal stensis degenerative changes at vertebral body endplates lower thoracic and midthoracic with modic changes narrowing an modic changes at t7-t8-t9-t10 what are HEMANGIOMAS thank anyone for your help and do i need surgery
Avatar m tn 1. Post laminectomy and surgical fusion procedure L4-L5 and L5-S1, with no evidence of recurrent disc herniation, central canal, or neural stenosis at these levels. 2. At L3-L4, minimal central canal stenosis and mild to moderate bilateral neural foraminal stenosis. 3 At L2-L3, minimal to mild neural foraminal stenosis. No significant central canal stenosis. 4. Slight irregular appearance/clumpinf of the nerve roots posteriorly, possible mild arachnoiditis.
Avatar f tn Moderate disc space narrowing at c4-c5 and c5-c6 with mild to moderate narrowing at c6-c7. Moderate Modic type I endplate edema at c4-c5 and c5-c6. No pathologic marrow replacement process. Cervical cord demonstrates normal caliber and signal. No epidural fluid collection. Craniocervical junction is unremarkable. There is a lot more, but I will try to shorten it without losing info (i hope) mild bilateral foraminal stenosis.
Avatar f tn There is straightening of the lumbar spine lordosis and advanced Modic endplate changes at L4-L5 with discogenic disease. -L3-L4: Mild broad-disc bulge extending 1-2 mm beyond the vertebral endplate. There is early tear of the annulus fibrosis of the right para-lateral margin. There is moderate left and early mild right neuroforaminal narrowing. Compression of the exiting left L3 nerve is suspected. Fluid is noted within the facets.
Avatar n tn Subchondral degenerative change of vertebral end-plates in lower-lumbo-sacral spine is seen. There is Modic Type II degenerative change of the end-plate detected at L5-S1 with ostephyte formation. The posterior articular pillars and facet joints show moderate degenerative hypertrophic changes with ligamentum flavum buckling. The neural foramina are patent. The disc spaces show normal hydration except at the lower lumbar spine.
Avatar f tn It states, end plate irregularity and mild modic endplate changes. Posteriorannular fissure and small broad-based posterior disc protrusion. Mild facet and ligament hypertrophy. Moderate to moderately severe metformin narrowing. Abutment of the exiting left L4 nerve root. Subarticular recess narrowingwith abutment of descending L5 nerve root.
Avatar n tn L4 dis space narrowing,the disc desiccation, and anterioir vertebral bod spurring is noted. there is a mild grade II (modic) changes of the anerioir vertebral body margins compatible with degenerative disc disease. there is in addition, an approx 3 to 4mm broad based disc herniation, which does extend toward the lateral recesses bilaterlly, slightly greater on the left. this does cause some mlld impression of the lateral reccess an base of the neural foramen on the right.
Avatar f tn what is bi laterall hytrophy and synovitis? and what are mixed modic type 1 and type 2 underlying endplate changes? what would happen if i couldnt have the surgery any time soon, is this degenerative? I dont have any insurance.... i work part time as a cashier at walmart... my job couldnt aggravate my condition could it? if so how? thanks so much for your help!
Avatar m tn At L5-S1 ther is dilation, loss of disc height, marginal osteophytes at the end plates, and type 2 Modic changes at the endplates.
Avatar f tn I have degenerative disc changes with reduction in disc signal and disc height at L5/S1 There is Type 1 Modic endplate changes and a generalised annular disc bulge There is an incidental Tarlov Cyst in the Sacral Canal OA changes ae seen in the facet joints at L4/5 AND L5/S1 There is a small superficial synovial cyst related to the left facet joint at L4/5 I will be getting an Epidural for the pain - but are these all interconnected.
Avatar f tn L4-5 broad based disc buldge early posterior arthropathy at L5-S1 broad based disc buldge bilateral facet arthropathy narrowing of the bilateral neural foramen secondary to facet arthropathy, posterior osteophytosis and disc buldge.Active modic-type endplate degenerative changes. Dr. says my results weren't bad and that I can try nerve blocks which I did and it helped for a limited time.
293157 tn?1285877039 First one stated C5/C6 level demonstrates posterior disc osteophyte, which contact but does not flatten anterior aspect cervical cord, there is Modic type 2 changes involving end plates at this level. Mild to moderate left and mild right neuroforaminal stenosis at this level. Second one states there is fusion of the C5/C6vertebra The neurologist said I either had surgery on my neck or I was born with them fused? I have never had surgery, is it possible for vertebra to fuse together.
Avatar f tn The caudal equine nerve roots are normal in appearance. The conus modulars terminates at L1. At L1-L2, there are Modic endplate degenerative changes with minimal circumferential disc bulging without spinal canal or neural foramina stenosis. At L2-3, there is circumferential disc bulging effacing the lateral recesses with no significant neural foramina stenosis and overall mild spinal canal stenosis. Modi endplate changes are also noted.
Avatar f tn Prominent anterior spur formation noted with end-plate changes and modic signal changes. Posterior spondylitic ridging is noted with associated bulging of the disc and uncevertebral spurs. The subchondral cyst is noted in the right aspect of C6. AP diameter of the central canal is 8 mm in the mid sgittal plane. Posteriorly there is facet hypertrophy and spur formation left is greater than right.
Avatar n tn Spine There is evidence of significant end plate irregularity and signal alteration at L5/S1 level showing hyper intense signal both on T1 and T2 suggestive of modic type II degenerative changes. There is evidence of disc dessication and right postero lateral herniation at L5/S1 level causing significant compression to the thecal sac and right sided S1 traversing nerve roots.
Avatar f tn Foci of high signal on T1-weighted and T2-weighted images are noted within the L1, L3, and S1, and within the right iliac bone, with decreased signal on STIR images, consistent with hemangiomas. Modic-type degenerative changes are noted to the endplates of L5-S1. Bone marrow signal Is otherwise normal. 12-L1: The disc is normally hydrated. No disc bulge, central Canal stenosis, or neural foraminal narrowing.L1-L2: The disc is normally hydrated.
Avatar m tn Hello I have strange pain in my perineal area (for about 2 years now, feels like a spasm, urological problems have already been excluded) already and lately also mild lower back pain when walking for more than 1 hour. I am 23 years old and I trained basketball for about 13 years. I will post my Lumbar spine X-Ray and MRI results if somebody can tell me whether there is something that could cause my symptoms.
Avatar m tn Disc desiccation with Modic type 1 endplate changes. Disc bulge with a right paracentral protrusion does not significantly indent the ventral thecal sac although there is asymmetric approximation and likely abutment of the anterior margin of the decending right S1 nerve root (series 6 image 25). This along with facet joint hypertrophy moderately narrows the bilateral foramen. The visualized sacal nerve root are other wise unimpinged.
Avatar f tn degenerative joint disease, arthritis, lumbar facet syndrome, sciatica, MRI showing L5-S1 disc (disc bulged, pinched nerve), bulging disc between L4-L5, severe degeneration at L5-S1 with modic changes, L5-S1 spondylolisthesis ... I saw one neurologist a couple weeks ago and was told that my only option is a L5-S1 TLIF. I go in for my 2nd opinion 1st week of May as I did not like (or expect) her option.
Avatar n tn * L3-L4 and L4-L5 disc dessication * Modic type II endplate changes, L3 and L4 * Tarlov cyst, right S1-S2 level * Lumbar spondylosis * Left renal cortical cyst Really hope you can help me out. Would a chiropractor be of help to my condition? Or should I go for surgery?