Magnetic resonance demonstration of hyperintense herniated discs and extruded disc fragments


Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is useful in evaluating a variety of spinal pathologies including intervertebral disc disease. Herniated discs are commonly believed to undergo premature degeneration and produce low intensity signal on T2-weighted images. We reviewed 154 patients who were studied for disc herniations or other pathology. Fifty-nine (38%) had… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00351754

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