What Is the Thecal Sac?

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Thecal sac or the lumbar cistern is the space below the termination of the spinal cord covered by dura and arachnoid mater. Sometimes this space dislocates the nerve roots of the cauda equine when it gets decompressed.
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Contact between the thecal sac and another mass, usually a benign osteophyte (bony spur) or disc protrusion within the spinal column.
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Hi Malanie, The thecal sac is a membrane that surrounds the spinal cord and circulates cerebral spinal fluid. Compression results in pain since this structure is highly innervated
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What is the defination of these medical terms? Uncinate spurring; foramina; ventral; thecal sac; foraminal encroachment; and subtle
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The amniotic sac begins to fill with fluid shortly after conception; sometime in the first two weeks of pregnancy. The amount of fluid increases as the baby grows and then decreases
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The thecal sac, or dural sac, is a membranous sac that encases the spinal cord within the bony structure of the vetebral column.
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