Normal thoracolumbar spine

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Fell down stairs.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

No acute fracture is identified in the thoracic or lumbar spine. Non-specific sclerotic change in T4 vertebral body. No acute fracture is identified in the partially imaged ribs. The partially imaged thoracic and abdominal viscera are unremarkable within limits of a non-contrast study. Hyperdense small central focal disc protrusion and T8/9 minimally indents the theca. It is not definitely calcified and is of indeterminate age. It may be acute, but does not compress the cord. No associated fractures at this level.

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Case information

rID: 43822
Published: 16th Apr 2016
Last edited: 16th Apr 2016
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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