Matterhorn sign

The Matterhorn sign is a descriptive sign for a calcified disc herniation that impales the dural sac and sometimes the cord, typically located in the thoracic spine.

History and etymology

The Matterhorn sign is named after one of the most iconic mountains in the Alps: the Matterhorn.

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rID: 51983
Section: Signs
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