Disc annulus calcification

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Fall.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Cervical Spine CT

Modality: CT

Anterior intervertebral disc annulus calcifications. Well corticated ossified body in the posterior midline associated with the nuchal ligament. Both findings should not be confused with acute fractures.  

Case Discussion

Disc annulus calcifications. No acute injury. 

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Case Information

rID: 31850
Case created: 1st Nov 2014
Last edited: 25th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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