epidural lipomatosis radiology mri

SPINE MRI EPIDURAL LIPOMATOSIS

EPIDURAL LIPOMATOSIS OVERVIEW Epidural lipomatosis is not uncommon to see and is an important diagnosis to make as it can be symptomatic. WHAT ARE THE MRI FINDINGS Marked increase in fat in the epidural space (Green arrows) with the thecal sac compressed into a characteristic trefoil shape (Pink arrow). The trefoil appearance of the thecal …

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