Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Spine Tumors: Classification, Differential Diagnosis, and Spectrum of Disease

Gebauer, Gregory P.; Farjoodi, Payam; Sciubba, Daniel M.; Gokaslan, Ziya L.; Riley, III, Lee H.; Wasserman, Bruce A.; Khanna, A. Jay
November 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 90-A, p146
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the specialized pulse sequences and imaging techniques that are available for evaluation of the human spine and the defining characteristics of the three compartments into which spinal tumors can be classified. A discussion of the types of tumors that are commonly encountered in the spine is presented. The process of magnetic resonance imaging is examined.


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