What Is the Thecal Sac?

Answer

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.
Q&A Related to "What Is the Thecal Sac"
Contact between the thecal sac and another mass, usually a benign osteophyte (bony spur) or disc protrusion within the spinal column.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Annular_bulg_effacing_th...
Hi Kevin. The thecal sac is the connective tissue that surrounds the spinal cord. The report is saying that you have some compression of this outer part of the cord. Effacement means
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200611...
In the lumbar spine, there is no spinal cord. Instead the nerve roots hang like a
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-does-ventral-t...
The 'thecal sac' refers to the fibrous membrane that surrounds the spinal cord and spinal fluid (thecal in medicine refers to the spinal cord). To understand what can cause compression
http://www.webanswers.com/health/disease-condition...
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: what is the thecal sac
The thecal sac, or dural sac, is a membranous sac that encases the spinal cord within the bony structure of the vetebral column.
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com