Items tagged “spine”

761 results found
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Diastematomyelia

 Diagnosis certain
Praveen Jha
Published 24 Apr 2010
92% complete
MRI
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Ganglioneuroma

Ganglioneuromas are fully differentiated neuronal tumors that do not contain immature elements and potentially occur anywhere along with the peripheral autonomic ganglion sites.  On imaging, usually, they present as well-defined solid masses and can be quite large at presentation. Generally, th...
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Caudal regression syndrome

Caudal regression syndrome represents a spectrum of structural defects of the caudal region. Malformations vary from isolated partial agenesis of the coccyx to lumbosacral agenesis. Epidemiology Caudal regression syndrome is rare, with an estimated incidence of 1:7500-100,000 7,10. The vast m...
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Jefferson fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Andrew Dixon
Published 03 May 2010
98% complete
Annotated imageX-rayCT
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Classification of spinal meningeal cysts

Spinal meningeal cysts can be classified according to a system published by Nabor et al 2: type I: extradural meningeal cyst without neural tissue type Ia: extradural spinal arachnoid cyst type Ib: sacral meningocele type II: extradural meningeal cyst containing neural tissue, e.g. Tarlov cy...
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Large disc extrusion with postoperative pseudomeningocoele

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 11 May 2010
86% complete
MRI
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Spinal cord metastasis

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 23 May 2010
86% complete
MRI
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Tuberculosis - C2

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 23 May 2010
81% complete
MRICT
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Six lumbar type vertebrae

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 31 May 2010
50% complete
X-ray
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Multiple myeloma - spine

 Diagnosis almost certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Jun 2010
65% complete
MRI
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Vertebral metastasis to pedicle - breast cancer

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Jun 2010
83% complete
MRI
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Occipital condyle fracture

Occipital condylar fractures are uncommon injuries usually resulting from high-energy blunt trauma. They are considered a specific type of basilar skull fracture, and importantly can be seen along with craniocervical dissociation. Treatment of isolated injury is generally conservative, unless t...
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Basilar invagination

Basilar invagination, also called basilar impression, is a congenital or acquired craniocervical junction abnormality where the tip of the odontoid process projects above the foramen magnum.  Terminology The following terms are often used interchangeably because they describe upwards migration...
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Arachnoid cyst - spinal

 Diagnosis almost certain
Stefan Ludwig
Published 16 Jun 2010
71% complete
MRI
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Lipomyelomeningocele

 Diagnosis certain
G Balachandran
Published 30 Jun 2010
95% complete
MRI
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Facet joint

Facet joints, also known as apophyseal or zygoapophyseal joints, are the synovial articulations of the posterior arch of the vertebrae and form part of the posterior column.  Gross anatomy They are symmetrical synovial-lined joints with a fibrous capsule that connect the articular facets of th...
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Hangman fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Andrew Dixon
Published 05 Jul 2010
75% complete
X-rayCT
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Subacute combined degeneration of the cord

 Diagnosis probable
Andrew Dixon
Published 06 Jul 2010
64% complete
MRI
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Spinal muscular atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy is a type of congenital neuromuscular disease affecting anterior horn cells of the brainstem and spinal cord. Epidemiology This disorder affects 1 in 6000-10000 infants 1. Clinical presentation Spinal muscular atrophy typically affects infants and young children, pres...
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Modic type II endplate change

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 17 Jul 2010
62% complete
MRI