Ossification of posterior longitudinal ligaments: evaluation with MRI.

@article{Hirai1998OssificationOP,
  title={Ossification of posterior longitudinal ligaments: evaluation with MRI.},
  author={Toshie Hirai and Yukunori Korogi and Yoriko Yamashita and Masashi Takahashi and Osamu Shimomura and Tatefumi Sakae},
  journal={Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI},
  year={1998},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={398-405}
}
Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament is a special subcategory of degenerative disease responsible for compression of the spinal cord. On MR images, T2-weighted sequences are the most effective to evaluate both spinal cord compression due to the ossification and abnormal signal intensity of the cord. Although ossification of the ligaments is… CONTINUE READING