Schmorl node - prominent
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Di Muzio B, Schmorl node - prominent. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 03 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-40660
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29 Oct 2015
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Age: 50 years
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A well demarked and big Schmorl node is observed on the inferior endplate of L4.
Schmorl nodes are commonly observed in the spine of elderly patients and represent a protrusion of intervertebral disc tissue into the vertebral body.