Annular fissure

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Lumbar back pain

Modality: MRI

MRI of the lower lumbar spine demonstrates a right posterolateral annular fissure of the L4/5 disc. 

Additional incidental findings include epidural lipomatosis and a number of Tarlov cysts.

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Case Information

rID: 12574
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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