Radiology/Spinal MRI


I have had tingling and knife cutting pain in both hand, worse on the right.  Worse at rest.  The MRI revealed white ish lines inside the canal, in the cord between c6-c-7.  There are several of them that are clearly visa le.  The Nuro surgeon has never seen anything like it, however it clearly supports the symptoms completely.  Any idea what this might be they are doing a spinal tap tomorrow.  I am 58 years old

Hello, Nancy.

I wish I could help you, but your Neurologist knows much more than I do about spinal canal pathology. If you want a second opinion, please consult another physician. I am a technologist and am not qualified to diagnose disease.

Hope you feel better soon!



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Delia White


I am not qualified to interpret diagnostic imaging or to diagnose disease. Please consult a physician for that information. I am the photographer. I can tell you what to expect during most MRI, CT and X-ray procedures.


I now have more than 30 years experience in diagnostic imaging. My specialty is MRI. I am also very familiar with CT and the way we used to take x-rays (everything's digital now)!

I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Technology.

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