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Annular fissure

Modality: MRI (T1)

From the case:

Annular fissure - “MRI of the lower lumbar spine demonstrates a right posterolateral annular fissure of the L4/5 disc. Additional incidental findings include: epidura...”

Used in the following article:

  • Epidural lipomatosis - “Epidural lipomatosis refers to excessive accumulation of fat within the spinal epidural space, such that the thecal sac is compressed.Clinical pres...”

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