MRI diagnosis of thoracic ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament with concomitant disc herniation

M. T. Yoshino, J. F. Seeger, R. F. Carmody

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Abstract

Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament is a potentially curable cause of thoracic myelopathy. As this case illustrates, MRI can confirm the diagnosis, demonstrate other concomitant pathology such as disc herniation, and help assess the clinical significance of OPLL by showing spinal word compression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)455-457
Number of pages3
JournalNeuroradiology
Volume33
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 1991

Keywords

  • MRI
  • Myelopathy
  • Posterior longitudinal ligament

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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