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Case 12160

A rare cause of degenerative disc disease - Hyperintense T1 intervertebral disc

Author(s)
Benoy Starly MMed FRCR

Barking, Redbridge and Havering NHS Trust,
Queens and King George Hospital,
Diagnostic Radiology - US/CT/MRI;
Rom Valley Way
RM70GP Romford,
United Kingdom
Email:bstarly@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 67 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MRI
     

    Sagittal T1w image shows hyperintense signal in the anterior portion of L4-L5 and L5-S1 intervertebral disc spaces.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal spine; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Computer Applications-General; Special Focus: Arthritides;

    Sagittal T2w image shows hyperintense signal in the anterior portion of L4-L5 and L5-S1 intervertebral disc spaces.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal spine; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Computer Applications-General; Special Focus: Arthritides;

    Magnified view of STIR image shows loss of hyperintense signal in the anterior portion of L4-L5 and L5-S1 intervertebral disc spaces, suggestive of fat.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal spine; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Computer Applications-General; Special Focus: Arthritides;
     
     
Sagittal T1w image shows hyperintense signal in the anterior portion of L4-L5 and L5-S1 intervertebral disc spaces.
 
Sagittal T2w image shows hyperintense signal in the anterior portion of L4-L5 and L5-S1 intervertebral disc spaces.
 
Magnified view of STIR image shows loss of hyperintense signal in the anterior portion of L4-L5 and L5-S1 intervertebral disc spaces, suggestive of fat.
 
 
 
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