Metastatic Disease to the Pedicle

A 68 year-old man with presented with a six week history of mid-back pain followed by shooting pains down the right leg.

Outline the Tumor

Sagittal MRI scans at the L5 vertebral level. (Left) T1-weighted; (Right) T2-weighted. Note the large tumor arising from the pedicle on the right, obliterating the neural foramina at that level.


Revised05/04/06.
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