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6,909 Possible Causes for &, Cervical, MRI, Spine, Spine, Thoracic

  • Radiculopathy

    However, thoracic OLF rarely causes radiculopathy. We report a rare case of thoracic radiculopathy caused by OLF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Para-sagittal CT and MRI, rotational dynamic CT, and nerve root block were effective for diagnosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Problems occur with nerve root impingement or any nerve root in the cervical spine is inflamed or irritated through compression.[spinecenterflorida.com] Abstract To access the effectiveness and safety of cervical spine manipulation for cervical radiculopathy.[doi.org] In case of postoperative contralateral leg pain, the patients should be examined by CT and MRI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Unfortunately, there are many conditions of the spine that cause nerve compression in the spine .[neckandback.com]

  • Spinal Trauma

    Fracture-dislocations of the thoracic and lumbar spine are caused by very high-energy trauma.[orthoinfo.aaos.org] This article will review the use of MRI in acute spinal trauma.[appliedradiology.com] The UCSF Spine Center brings together experts in orthopedics, neurosurgery, physiatry and other related areas to treat spine trauma or injuries to bones in the spine, spinal[ucsfhealth.org] Cervical Distraction Test.[chiro.org] This minimally invasive lateral approach to the thoracic spine offers a very good alternative to an open thoracotomy (opening up the thoracic cavity with a big incision).[neurosurgery.pitt.edu] Indications of spinal MRI The main indications of MRI in spinal trauma include [ 2 – 4 ]: 1.[bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com]

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  • Klippel-Feil Syndrome

    Radiologically there was evidence of maldeveloped cervical and upper thoracic vertebrae associated with elevated scapula.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An F-NaF bone PET done as part of the metastatic workup showed the characteristic sagittal bone spur, and MRI demonstrated a complete split of the cervical and upper thoracic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A cervical spine CT scan is shown in Figure C. His renal evaluation shows unilateral renal aplasia and his cardiac evaluation is normal.[orthobullets.com] On MRI, the spinal cord was compressed by a protruding cervical disc and bony spurs at C6-7.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. All rights reserved.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Analysis of axial T1-weighted MRI cross-sectional spinal cord area revealed that the cord was smaller in KFS patients at each level from C2-C7 compared with controls.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Vertebral Osteomyelitis

    We report a case of thoracic vertebral osteomyelitis, occurring in a refractory Crohn's disease without contiguous abscess or fistula with the bowel. 2014 BMJ Publishing Group[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] AIM: To describe the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) appearances in patients with a clinical history suggestive of vertebral osteomyelitis and discitis who underwent MRI[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 30-40% in thoracic spine 10% in cervical spine risk factors include IV drug abuse diabetes recent systemic infection (UTI, pneumonia) obesity malignancy immunodeficiency[orthobullets.com] Haematogenous spread may have resulted in cervical vertebral osteomyelitis and retropharyngeal abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient underwent a decompression laminectomy of T1-T3 and debridement of the thoracic epidural inflammatory granuloma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a 5-year-old boy with cat scratch disease who presented with painful torticollis and osteomyelitis of the cervical spine associated with an epidural abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Epidural Abscess

    We report a case of a 35-year-old patient with an acute onset of paraplegia diagnosed with a thoracic epidural abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Contrast-enhanced MRI (CEMRI) demonstrated linear enhancement surrounding unenhanced pus.[link.springer.com] For epidural abscess, the most common involved spine is lumbar followed by thoracic and cervical spine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No cases of cervical spondylodiscitis caused by a penetrating neck injury have been published in the literature.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] open spine surgery should consider the minimally invasive spine surgery at Laser Spine Institute.[laserspineinstitute.com] We present the first case of Brucella infection of the thoracic vertebral arch with epidural abscess formation and discuss the clinical key points.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Myelopathy

    Myelopathy but normal MRI: where next?[pn.bmj.com] CONCLUSIONS: A posterior arch defect of the upper and middle cervical spine leading to myelopathy combined with the same defect at the thoracic spine is a rare disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We found that the radiological manifestations of combined upper cervical canal stenosis and cervical OPLL varied among patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 44-year-old man with a BMI of 62.9 kg/m 2 presented with an ambulatory disorder caused by thoracic ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (T7-8).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: We prospectively enrolled seven CSM patients and seven age-matched controls to undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the cervical spine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MATERIAL AND METHOD: A 15-year-old PRS patient with thoracic kyphoscolsis developed myelopathy symptom for 4 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Spinal Cord Compression

    The aim of this study is to introduce this thoracic endoscopic-assisted mini-open surgery technique, and we believe that this technique will be a good choice for the thoracic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cervical canal anteroposterior diameters at C5 midvertebral level on X-rays, and the prevalence of spinal cord compression (SCC) and increased signal intensity (ISI) changes on MRI[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Imaging studies revealed enhancing lesions on dorsal spines. Bone scintigraphy showed increased tracer uptake at multiple sites.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of chronic cervical spinal cord compression upon remote motor unit function in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, few studies have investigated the relationship between such MRI findings and paralysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mary's Hospital, Spine Center, Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Spinal Epidural Abscess

    Although contrast-enhanced spine MRI is the mainstay for diagnosis of SEA, unenhanced MRI is typically performed for patients with nonspecific symptoms or insufficient clinical[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] open spine surgery should consider the minimally invasive spine surgery at Laser Spine Institute.[laserspineinstitute.com] CONCLUSION: Cervical spinal epidural abscess may be caused by iatrogenic perforation of pharyngeal wall during diagnostic oesophagoscopy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The present case of spinal epidural abscess in the thoracic spine caused by Salmonella typhi infection illustrates the importance of cultures to assess the drug sensitivity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Precontrast and postcontrast MR imaging studies revealed a multifocal ventral cervical and upper thoracic spinal epidural abscess.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Laboratory findings showed an elevated ESR/CRP and leukocytosis, and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a retropharyngeal abscess and cervical myelitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Arachnoiditis

    Casselman JW, Kuhweide R, Deimling M, Ampe W, Dehaene I, Meeus L. Constructive interference in steady state-3DFT MR imaging of the inner ear and cerebellopontine angle.[jcvjs.com] KEYWORDS: Arachnoid calcification; Arachnoiditis ossificans; Ossification; Thoracic spine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The investigation of choice for diagnosis of Arachnoiditis is MRI.[neuroradiologycases.com] This report illustrates a patient with AO of the cervical and dorsal spine, diagnosed by helical computed tomography with multiplanar reconstruction.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] T1-weighted sagittal nonenhanced MRI of the cervical spine shows abnormally increased signal intensity in the subarachnoid space, which is isointense relative to the spinal[emedicine.com] Abstract This report describes a man aged 65 years who developed spastic paraparesis secondary to arachnoiditis ossificans in the thoracic spine.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Spinal Epidural Hematoma

    Results Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated acute extensive epidural mass of thoracic spinal segments (ThI-ThIII).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] An MRI of the spine demonstrated a dorsal epidural hematoma extending from C4 to T4, and the axial scan of the MRI revealed a posterior hematoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Symptomatic spinal epidural hematoma (SEH) is a rare but serious complication that may occur after lumbar spine surgery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSION: Acute postoperative cervical spinal epidural hematoma is a rare cause of postoperative neurological deterioration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report a case of thoracic spinal fracture in a patient with AS who developed a secondary neurological deficit due to delayed diagnosis and prolonged conservative treatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematoma: Unusual Site Of Bleeding In A Case Of Dic 2014 Category General Spine Bharanidhar Chandrasekaran, M.D. Brian Midkiff, M.D.[theassr.org]

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