Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Dorsal Epidural Lipoma-MRI

Evidence of long segmental lipomatous leison noted in posterior epidural space. It is hyperintense on both T1W and T2W sequences and extends from D4 to D9 level and indents posterior thecal sac. Spinal cord appears normal in signal intensity and caliber throughout its extent. Case by Dr Swati Shah, Dr Sumer Sethi

1 comment:

Brian Sabb said...


This is a nice example of epidural lipomatosis. As many already realize, this can lead to spinal cord problems including canal stenosis.

Thanks for sharing another great case.


Brian Sabb

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