Schmorl's nodes on magnetic resonance imaging. Their incidence and clinical relevance.

@article{Hamanishi1994SchmorlsNO,
  title={Schmorl's nodes on magnetic resonance imaging. Their incidence and clinical relevance.},
  author={Chiaki Hamanishi and Toshinobu Kawabata and Takeo Yosii and Shin Ichiro Tanaka},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={
          450-3
        }
}
Schmorl's nodes were observed in 76 (19%) of 400 patients with lumbar symptoms, and in 10 (9.4%) of 106 control patients. In the lumbar group, the highest incidence was 57%, in the second decade of life, and the lowest was 5%, in the sixth decade of life. Using MRI, among both groups, a total number of 218 Schmorl's nodes were observed at 170 disc levels; however, plain x-ray revealed only 73 (33%) of them. There were associated posterior disc herniations at 39 disc levels in 30 cases (39… CONTINUE READING
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