Intervertebral disc replacement

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Lawson

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Back pain

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

Intervertebral prosthesis evaluation

Modality: CT

L3/4 prosthesis noted.

6 month follow up

Modality: X-ray

Subsidence of the L3/ 4 intervertebral disc space cage into the super aspect of L4 is demonstrated.

Follow up CT

Bears out the plain film findings.

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Case Information

rID: 25112
Case created: 5th Oct 2013
Last edited: 9th Sep 2015
Tag: spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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