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Case Report

Severe Facet Joint Arthrosis Caused C7/T1 Myelopathy: A Case Report

Figure 2

MRI on T2-weighted image.
(a) Median slice. The spinal cord at C7 shows swelling with a region of slightly higher signal intensity. No obvious compressive lesion is detected
(b) Paramedian slice. The spinal cord is compressed from the posterior by a low signal intensity lesion (arrowheads)
(c) Axial plane. The spinal cord shows triangular deformity, and the facet joints indicate surface irregularity (arrows) with joint fluid in the right joint (arrowhead)

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