Recumbent

Standing Extension

Recumbent

Standing Extension

Images courtesy of Melville MRI, P.C Case Study:

Upright Dynamic MRI Reveals Hidden Disc Herniation

The axial standing-extension gradient echo image (right) demonstrates a focal posterior disc herniation at the C4/5 level not visible on the recumbent scan. Note the associated spinal cord compression on the standing-extension scan.


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