Multi-level lumbar Baastrup disease on F-18 FDG PET-CT.

  title={Multi-level lumbar Baastrup disease on F-18 FDG PET-CT.},
  author={Linh Thuy Ho and Heidi R Wassef and John Seto and Robert R. Henderson},
  journal={Clinical nuclear medicine},
  volume={34 12},
We report the positron emission tomography-computed tomography appearance of Baastrup disease in the L2–L5 interspinous ligament region in a 79-year-old woman with a history of moderately differentiated lobular breast carcinoma. The patient is status post bilateral mastectomies, on tamoxifen for 2 and a half years, and currently in remission. Baastrup disease is characterized by close approximation and contact of adjacent spinous processes with resultant enlargement, flattening, and reactive… CONTINUE READING

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