I had a MRI of my thoracic spine, I found at least 10 of the 12 discs were bulging, a lot have turned to calcium, one was really pressing on the spinal cord.
I get the report back, it says possible bone lesions on the left pedicle and possibly on the transverse process. Probabal that they are benign “osteiod ostoma” but they are recommending a CT of the area and a bone scan. My pain doctor that had ordered it, is very clueless, he said he had to Google it, to see what it is. I have a lot of pain in this area, that is why I ordered the MRI. It was amusing, he said the pain can be controled with NSAID’s, I reminded him that I have tired everything, that is why I was with a pain doctor! I will have my Hematologist Cancer doctor take it over next month when I see him, for my 6 month check up.
The report said no significant discogenic disease, with all my discs gone and bulging, what would be significant of that?
This is the main lesion:
This is another i age of the lesion, looks like the nerve is also lit up, might explain the pain?
This is one of the worst bulges pushing in on the spinal cord, but must no be significant enough to mention. It is right below the lesion.
I don’t know if these leasions had snything to do with PsA, but I read that the vertebrea disc surfaces were enthesis areas. Like my blood cancer the lesions might be tied to chronic inflammation in the spine.
I know it seems to be something new every couple of weeks, such is life…