EURORAD ESR

Case 3272

Ossification of ligamentum flavum

Author(s)
Paturi A, Balamurali G, Roberts GA, Pandey P
 
Patient
female, 54 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    MR Imaging-Axial views of the thoracic spine
     

    An axial T1-weighted image through the T11 vertebral body showing the osssified ligamentum flavum compressing the spinal cord.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR Imaging-Axial views of the thoracic spine;

    An axial T2-weighted image through the T11 vertebral body showing the ossified ligamentum flavum compressing the spinal cord.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR Imaging-Axial views of the thoracic spine;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MR Imaging-Coronal views of the lower thoracic spine
     

    A coronal T1-weighted image of the lower thoracic spine showing the ossified ligamentum flavum compressing the posterior spinal cord.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR Imaging-Coronal views of lower thoracic spine;

    A coronal T2-weighted image of the lower thoracic spine showing the ossified ligamentum flavum compressing the cord.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MR Imaging-Coronal views of lower thoracic spine;
     
     
An axial T1-weighted image through the T11 vertebral body showing the osssified ligamentum flavum compressing the spinal cord.
 
An axial T2-weighted image through the T11 vertebral body showing the ossified ligamentum flavum compressing the spinal cord.
 
A coronal T1-weighted image of the lower thoracic spine showing the ossified ligamentum flavum compressing the posterior spinal cord.
 
A coronal T2-weighted image of the lower thoracic spine showing the ossified ligamentum flavum compressing the cord.
 
 
 
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