Items tagged “spine”

761 results found
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Multiple myeloma - cervical spine

 Diagnosis almost certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 19 Jul 2010
65% complete
MRI
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Chance fracture

Chance fractures also referred to as seatbelt fractures, are flexion-distraction type injuries of the spine that extend to involve all three spinal columns. These are unstable injuries and have a high association with intra-abdominal injuries. Pathology Mechanism They tend to occur from a fle...
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Tarlov cyst

Tarlov cysts, also called perineural cysts, are CSF-filled dilatations of the nerve root sheath at the dorsal root ganglion (posterior nerve root sheath). These are type II spinal meningeal cysts that are, by definition, extradural but contain neural tissue. Most Tarlov cysts are asymptomatic, ...
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Vertebral nutrient vessel

 Diagnosis almost certain
Jeremy Jones
Published 24 Jul 2010
53% complete
CT
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Atlantooccipital dissociation

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 31 Jul 2010
82% complete
X-ray
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Caudal regression syndrome with lipoma

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 31 Jul 2010
71% complete
MRI
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Limbus vertebra

 Diagnosis certain
Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 02 Aug 2010
62% complete
CT
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Sacral schwannoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
G Balachandran
Published 06 Aug 2010
80% complete
MRI
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Os odontoideum

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Aug 2010
73% complete
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Demyelinating plaque - dorsal column

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Aug 2010
68% complete
MRI
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Chiari 1 malformation, syrinx and scoliosis

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Aug 2010
70% complete
MRIX-ray
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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type II with scoliosis

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Aug 2010
72% complete
X-ray
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Atlanto-occipital assimilation

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 08 Aug 2010
60% complete
X-ray
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Giant lateral thoracic meningocele

 Diagnosis almost certain
G Balachandran
Published 09 Aug 2010
77% complete
MRI
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Friedreich ataxia

Friedreich ataxia is the most common hereditary progressive ataxia. Epidemiology Thought to have an estimated prevalence of ~1:50,000. There is no recognized gender predilection. Typically present in childhood to adolescence 11. Those with a higher number of trinucleotide repeats (>500) are t...
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Ependymoma vs astrocytoma of the spinal cord

A number of factors are useful when differentiating between spinal cord ependymoma and spinal cord astrocytoma.  Ependymoma child or adult more central in location well-defined lesion bone remodeling is common low T1 signal well-defined enhancement syrinx is more common hemorrhage is mo...
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Conus medullaris

The conus medullaris is the terminal end of the spinal cord. Gross anatomy After the cord terminates, the nerve roots descend within the spinal canal as individual rootlets, collectively termed the cauda equina. The conus medullaris most commonly terminates at the L1/2 intervertebral disc leve...
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Grisel syndrome

 Diagnosis probable
Aparna Srinivasa Babu
Published 12 Sep 2010
68% complete
CT
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Butterfly vertebra

 Diagnosis certain
Erik Ranschaert
Published 13 Sep 2010
88% complete
X-ray
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Lumbar epidural arachnoid cyst

 Diagnosis almost certain
Muneesh Sharma
Published 20 Sep 2010
68% complete
MRI