Disc annulus calcification

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon



Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Cervical Spine 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
Published: 25th Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Jan 2020
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