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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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RETROACHILLES BURSA BURSITIS MRI RADIOLOGY ANKLE

RETROACHILLES BURSA BURSITIS MRI DISCUSSION ABOUT THE RETROACHILLES BURSA The retroachilles bursa lies between skin and Achilles tendon.   It’s not usually seen as its an adventitial bursa caused by chronic friction.   It is Uncommonly enlarged. WHERE TO LOOK FOR THE RETROACHILLES BURSA Best seen on axial and sagittal scans.   Look posterior to …

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BIFURCATE LIGAMENT RADIOLOGY MRI ANATOMY ANKLE

BIFURCATE LIGAMENT RADIOLOGY MRI ANATOMY ANKLE DISCUSSION ON BIFURCATE LIGAMENT This is the Bifurcate ligament.   It arises from the anterior process of the calcaneum (Yellow arrow).   Its has two components that attaches: To the Navicular (Pink arrow). To the Cuboid (Green Arrow). KEY POINT ON BIFURCATE LIGAMENT On MRI, the Bifurcate Ligament is …

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PATELLA DISLOCATION SUBLUXATION FRACTURE HEMARTHROSIS LIPOHEMARTHROSIS MRI KNEE RADIOLOGY

PATELLA DISLOCATION SUBLUXATION HEMARTHROSIS FRACTURE The patient has had a recent patella dislocation and there is now a large suprapatellar effusion (on MRI this was a hemarthrosis).   On xray we cant say defnitely its a hemarthrosis but the presence of a fracture would indicate that it is likely to be a hemarthrosis. To diagnose …

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RETROCALCANEAL BURSITIS RADIOLOGY MRI ANKLE

RETROCALCANEAL BURSITIS RADIOLOGY MRI WHAT'S THE Dx RETROCALCANEAL BURSITIS. ACHILLES TENDONOSIS. DISCUSSION The retrocalcaneal bursa lies anterior and deep to the Achilles tendon postero superior to the calcaneum. The normal bursa has minimal fluid so on MRI you may see nothing or just a thin amount of fluid without synovial thickening. For retrocalcaneal bursitis on …

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PATELLA PLICA MRI RADIOLOGY KNEE MEDIAL PLICA

PATELLA PLICA RADIOLOGY MEDIAL PATELLA PLICA MRI DISCUSSION WHAT IS THE MEDIAL PATELLA PLICA? The medial patella plica is a developmental synovial membrane remnant.   Can be seen in up to 30% of knees.   IS IT SYMPTOMATIC? It can be completely asymptomatic but can extend between the patella and trochlea and be compressed and …

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MENISCAL CYST RADIOLOGY INTRAMENISCAL TEAR MRI KNEE

MENISCAL INTRAMENISCAL CYST MRI RADIOLOGY DISCUSSION INTRAMENISCAL CYST. Extensive intra meniscal cyst anterior horn. A tear is not seen extending to the articular margin. However we may not always see the extension on MRI. So if you see an intra-meniscal or parameniscal cyst these are always due to an underlying tear even if we don’t …

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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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ROTATOR CUFF SUPRASPINATUS TENDINOSIS TENDINITIS MRI: WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE SST?

MOVE SLIDER ICON (ARROWS) LEFT TO SEE THE DIAGNOSIS WHAT ARE THE FINDINGS Diffuse Increased signal (intermediate) in the Supraspinatus Tendon. WHAT'S THE Dx SUPRASPINATUS TENDINITIS/TENDINOSIS.  There is diffuse increased signal in the supraspinatus tendon (Pink arrows). The signal increase is intermediate which is seen on tendinitis and not fluid type signal which is seen …

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