I need to know clear d etails about my 2 seperate mri reports in a verry easy way to understand

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Q: Please explain me in easy way ,if the case is minor or major.enclosed is 2 seperate MRI reports/
Patient Name :
MELWYN CLIFFORD FERNANDES
Age / Sex :
37 / MALE
Scan No :
MD8814
Dated :
08/08/2014
Referred by :
DR. VISHAL DUBHASHI
MRI CERVICAL AND LUMBAR SPINE
A plain MR of the cervical and lumbar spine was performed on high field 1.5 Tesla scanner, with
a whole spine screening study.
Cervical spine:
The vertebrae show normal marrow signal.
Posterior central herniation is noted at C2
-
C3, causing no significant neural compression.
Diffuse disc bulge is noted at
C3
-
C4 and C4
-
C5, indenting anterior subarachnoid space
with no
significant neural compression.
Mild posterior bulges are noted at C
5
-
C6 and C6
-
C7, causing no significant neural compression.
No evidence of disc bulge or herniation in rest of the intervertebral discs.
The spinal cord shows normal signal intensity.
Craniovertebral junction appears normal.
Lumbar spine:
The verteb
rae show normal marrow signal intensity and normal alignment.
L1
-
L2 and L4
-
L5 discs are desiccated.
Mild diffuse disc bulge is noted at L1
-
L2 causing no significant neural compression.
Diffuse disc bulge is noted at L4
-
L5, indenting bot
h traversing nerve r
oots.
No evidence of bulge or herniation noted in rest of the intervertebral discs.
Conus shows normal signal intensity. The perivertebral soft tissues are normal. The sagittal bony
canal dimensions are within normal limits.
The screening study through the dorsal spine reveals no significant abnormality
REMARKS:
Cervical spine:

Posterior central herniation is noted at C2
-
C3, causing no significant neural
compression.

Diffuse disc bulge is noted at
C3
-
C4 and C4
-
C5, indenting anterior subarachnoid
space
with no significant neural compression.

Mild posterior bulges are noted at C5
-
C6 and C6
-
C7, causing no significant neural
compression.
Lumbar spine:

Mild diffuse
disc bulge noted at L1
-
L2 causing no significant neural compression.

Diffuse disc bulge noted at L4
-
L5, indenting both traversing nerve roots.
With warm regards,
Dr. Deepa S. Nadkarni
Dr. Shaikh M. Mazhar
Dr. J. Raghuwanshi
Consultant Radiologist
Consultant Radiologist
Consultant Radiologist
(This is a professional opinion and does not confirm the final diagnosis. It only helps in diagnosing the diseases in correla
tion to clinical
symptoms and other related tests. Please interpret accordingly)

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