Intradural lumbar disk fragment with ring enhancement on MR

R. Wasserstrom, A. C. Mamourian, J. F. Black, R. A.W. Lehman

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Intradural extension of a herniated intevertebral disk, an unusual complication of a common disease, may mimic an intradural tumor on MR. A case of a pathologically proved subdural disk fragment is presented; MR findings that suggested the correct diagnosis were: proximity of intervertebral disk disease; whorl-like mixed intensity on T2-weighted images; poor visualization of the mass on unenhanced T1-weighted images; and marked ring enhancement following administration of gadolinium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)401-404
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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    Wasserstrom, R., Mamourian, A. C., Black, J. F., & Lehman, R. A. W. (1993). Intradural lumbar disk fragment with ring enhancement on MR. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 14(2), 401-404.