What Is the Thecal Sac?


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.
What is the defination of these medical terms? Uncinate spurring; foramina; ventral; thecal sac; foraminal encroachment; and subtle
a. Of or pertaining to a theca; as, a thecal abscess.
1. This is not common terminology.you spelled it right? I would guess it means your intervertebral disc are breaking down a bit or dehydrating at multiple levels. 2. you have a "
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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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A thecal sac impingement is also known as a bulging disc. It is a condition in which the sacs that surround the vertebrate in the spine bulge out. They can hit ...
The ventral thecal sac is a membrane that encompasses both the spinal cord and cauda equina (a term used to collectively refer to loose nerve endings found in ...
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