MRI after radiation therapy of lumbar spinal metastases

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Follow-up after radiation therapy of spinal metastases in breast cancer.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Remineralisation of formerly osteolytic metastases at L1, S1, and S3 with hypointense signal in both weightings. Hyperintense spongiosa signal of the other vertebral bodies due to post-irradiation bone marrow cell depletion and osteoporosis.

Case Discussion

Remineralisation of formerly osteolytic metastases at L1, S1, and S3 with hypointense signal in both weightings. Hyperintense spongiosa signal of the other vertebral bodies due to post-irradiation bone marrow cell depletion and osteoporosis.

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Case Information

rID: 14350
Case created: 17th Jul 2011
Last edited: 15th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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