Radiation induced marrow changes - spine

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam
Diagnosis almost certain


Known case of colorectal cancer post-radiation therapy

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Sagittal T1 and T2 images demonstrate high signal intensity of L5 and sacrum representing fatty marrow changes which are characteristic for irradiated bone, the uterus is also shrunken.

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