MR imaging determination of the normal level of conus medullaris.

@article{Demiryrek2002MRID,
  title={MR imaging determination of the normal level of conus medullaris.},
  author={Deniz Demiry{\"u}rek and Ust{\"u}n Ayding{\"o}z and M Doğan Akşit and Nuran Yener and Pinar Ozdemir Geyik},
  journal={Clinical imaging},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={375-7}
}
The location of conus medullaris according to age and sex was retrospectively evaluated with a 0.5-T magnetic resonance (MR) imaging system. A total of 639 subjects without any conspicuous spinal canal pathology on the lumbar MR imaging examination were selected. The level of conus medullaris was most commonly located at the T(12)-L(1) intervertebral disc level in the whole population. Our results do not correlate with the previous studies. No significant difference in the conus level was found… CONTINUE READING

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