Osteoblastic vertebral metastases

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Lumbar back pain. Prostate cancer diagnosed 5 years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Multple low-signal lesions throughout the thoracolumbar spine and sacrum.

Case Discussion

Osteoblastic metastases exhibit low signal not only on T1 but also on T2-weighted MR images, and on STIR. 

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Case Information

rID: 18196
Case created: 18th Jun 2012
Last edited: 4th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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