Multiple myeloma - spine

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Adult patient. History withheld.

Modality: MRI

MRI of the thoracic spine demonstrates extensive patchy regions of bone marrow replacement (normal fatty marrow is bright on both T1 and T2 - abnormal marrow is dark) associated with multiple superior endplate crush fractures. Features are consistent with multiple myeloma (pathologically confirmed)

Case Discussion

MRI of the thoracic spine demonstrates extensive patchy regions of bone marrow replacement (normal fatty marrow is bright on both T1 and T2 - abnormal marrow is dark) associated with multiple superior endplate crush fractures. Features are consistent with multiple myeloma (pathologically confirmed)

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Case Information

rID: 9968
Case created: 3rd Jun 2010
Last edited: 20th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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