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Herniated T9-10 Disk

A 45 year-old man developed pain radiating around with abdomen and down his legs, associated with weakness off the quadriceps. Knee reflexes were brisk.

Show the Herniated Disk                                                                    Show the Cord Compression

Sagittal MRI scan of the thoracic spine. (Left) T1-weighted with gadolinium; (Right) T2-weighted. Note the large disk herniation between the T9 and T10 vertebral bodies, deforming the spinal cord at that level. Also note the effacement of the CSF both anteriorly and posteriorly, best seen on the T2-weighted scan (where CSF is bright).

Revised 04/23/06.
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