Normal lumbar spine MRI

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Young male with occupational back pain. Disc disease?

Patient Data

Age: 21
Gender: Male

Normal appearances of the vertebra and disc spaces.  Normal bone marrow signal.

The discs exhibit normal signal, without dehydration.

The conus lies at L1.  Normal distal cord and cauda equina.

Normal paraspinal muscles.

Case Discussion

An example of a normal MRI of the lumbar spine.

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Case information

rID: 47857
Published: 7th Sep 2016
Last edited: 7th Sep 2016
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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