Fig. 2

Axial bone window
Fig. 2 Magnified transverse bone window reconstruction of Th11. A metastasis destroys the right pedicle and arch, but leaves the spinal canal intact. Hyperattenuation is due to vascularity, this is not an osteoblastic lesion.
Modality: CT (bone window)

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