Cervical disc replacement

Case contributed by Dr Craig Hacking

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Post op

Patient Data

Age: 30 - 35 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

C6-7 disc replacement demonstrates normal alignment compared to the post-operative CT from the 28/5/15. No complication identified. Expected post op prevertebral soft tissue swelling.

The remainder of the cervical spine is normal.

CT

The C6/7 disc replacement demonstrates normal alignment. There is an expected small amount of prevertebral gas and right cervical soft tissue gas.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of a disc replacement.

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Case information

rID: 37383
Case created: 5th Jun 2015
Last edited: 13th Aug 2017
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