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Nuchal ligament ossification

Case contributed by Dr Servet Kahveci


Long standing neck and shoulder pain

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Nuchal ligament ossification is seen as an incidental finding

Case Discussion

Nuchal ligament ossification is seen as a radio-opaque formation in soft tissue posterior to the spinous processes of the cervical vertebrae.

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Case information

rID: 83767
Published: 4th Nov 2020
Last edited: 12th Jan 2021
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Sevgi Private Hospital

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