Baastrup syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Al Khader.O.Thabet

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Back pain

Patient Data

Age: 65 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Sagittal T2WI shows fluid signal intensity between spinous processes of L3 & L4 vertebrae associated with subchondral sclerosis in inferior aspect of L3 spinous process and osteophyte protruding into the posterior aspect of spinal canal, findings are in keeping with baastrup syndrome.

other findings are L4/L5 & L5/S1 disc dehydration and posterior protrusions.

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Case Information

rID: 45040
Case created: 12th May 2016
Last edited: 12th May 2016
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