CASE 26: MRI Spine

FINDINGS REVEAL

  • vertebral end plate irregularity due to disc invagination
  • intervertebral disc space narrowing (anteriorly)

VERTEBRAL EPIPHYSITIS

Discussion

Occurs in the thoracic spine in up to 75% of cases, followed by the thoracolumbar spine

This case is not classical Scheuermann's disease as kyphosis is not present (as per Sorensons Classification)