Traumatic dural tears: CT diagnosis using metrizamide.

  title={Traumatic dural tears: CT diagnosis using metrizamide.},
  author={Robert E Morris and Anton N. Hasso and J. R. Thompson and Daniel B Hinshaw and Loan H. Vu},
  volume={152 2},
Computed tomography of the spine using intrathecal metrizamide was performed on six patients with spinal trauma. Dural tears with contrast material escaping outside the subarachnoid space were documented in five cases. In one case, the thecal laceration had healed and the contrast material was confined in a post-traumatic meningocele. The characteristics of… CONTINUE READING