Spinal cord stimulator

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Right flank pain. Renal stones?

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
CT

The anatomy of a surgically implanted spinal stimulator is evident on bone windows.

The 'box' in the subcutaneous tissues of the anterior abdominal wall with the wire extending into the spinal canal. 

Case Discussion

One of an increasing array of medical devices incidentally imaged with CT.

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Case information

rID: 56525
Case created: 7th Nov 2017
Last edited: 7th Nov 2017
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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