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All our posts on Spine & SIJ Degeneration Radiology . We regularly post on Spine MRI with all the posts on this page.

Spine Degeneration Radiology can be difficult due to the complex anatomy and the many pathologies that occur. In our posts we have concise explanation of the Spine MRI anatomy, the macroscopic pathology that’s relevant to the Imaging and the Imaging findings in various pathologies.

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OPLL SPINE OSSIFICATION POSTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT CT

OPLL SPINE OSSIFICATION POSTERIOR LONGITUDINAL LIGAMENT CT DISCUSSION ON OPLL SPINE CT There is localised, linear ossification present at the posterior margin of the C6 vertebra.   This has a typical appearance of OPLL (Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament).   The cervical spine is the most common location.   It is important to follow …

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CORD SIGNAL CHANGE MRI SPONDYLOTIC MYELOPATHY

SPONDYLOTIC MYELOPATHY MRI RADIOLOGY DISCUSSION SPONDYLOTIC MYELOPATHY   Spondylotic Myelopathy is a term used when there is increased cord signal due to extrinsic compression.   Patients will often be symptomatic with cord related symptoms.   By using the term you are indicating that the patient’s symptoms can potentially be reversed by relieving the compression. WHAT …

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OSTEITIS CONDENSANS ILII RADIOLOGY CT SACROILIAC JOINT SIJ

OSTEITIS CONDENSANS ILII RADIOLOGY CT SACROILIAC JOINT SIJ DISCUSSION ON OCI Osteitis Condensans Ilii.   Typical CT sclerotic changes of Osteitis Condensans Ilii. The sclerosis is continuous with the SIJ margin and particularly on the patient’s right it has a triangular appearance.   There is also mild sclerosis in the right sacrum adjacent to the …

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MRI FILUM TERMINALE SPINE: WHAT IS THE DX

MOVE SLIDER ICON (ARROWS) LEFT TO SEE THE DIAGNOSIS FINDINGS Bright T1 Linear fatty structure (Pink arrows) in the centre of the canal in the expected location of the filum terminale. DIAGNOSIS FATTY FILUM. Typical appearance of linear T1 hyper-intensity along course of filum terminale. No evidence of tethering of the cord. IMAGES ARE FROM OUR …

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