Magnetic resonance appearance of sacral insufficiency fractures


Insufficiency fractures of the sacrum are a commonly recognized form of stress fracture typically occurring in elderly patients. As such patients usually present with low back pain, MR imaging is often performed initially as a means of evaluation. We present 5 patients with sacral insufficiency fractures imaged with MR. Metastatic disease was a leading… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00202696


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@article{Brahme1990MagneticRA, title={Magnetic resonance appearance of sacral insufficiency fractures}, author={Sevil Kursunoglu Brahme and Vinicio Cervilla and Vinton Vint and Kay Cooper and Keith E Kortman and Donald L. Resnick}, journal={Skeletal Radiology}, year={1990}, volume={19}, pages={489-493} }