Annular fissure

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Lumbar back pain


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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rID: 12574
Published: 18th Dec 2010
Last edited: 11th Aug 2020
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