Can anyone interpret this MRI?


#1

lefthip
1.a left femoral acetabular join small effusion is seen.
2. Mild increased signal is seen within the superior and inferomedial aspects of the acetabular cartilaginous labrum. A subtle tear in not excluded on this noncontrast exam please corrolate clinically.

LOWER BACK.
degenerative disc disease of L1-2 with minimal disc bulging at L1-2 without significant canal or neural formanial narrowing


#2

Effusion is swelling/fluid and it says that you have in in the left hip joint.

Report has signs of a “possible” tear in the ring that holds the hip joint together.

As for the lumbar/low back, you have 5 vertebra that make up the lumbar spine. they are number L1-L5 with L1 being upper most and L5 being the lowest.

Report says that the disc (cartilage shock absorber) between L1-L2 is degenerating which would mean it is worn out some and compressed and it is bulging a little. Think of the disc as a car tire and there is a weak spot that has a bubble bulging out the side a little bit.

In your case this bubble is not compressing any areas that nerves run through.

I would be much more concerned with the hip report than the low back here.