International Journal of Surgical Oncology / 2011 / Article / Fig 9

Review Article

Imaging of Spinal Metastatic Disease

Figure 9

Sagittal CT reformation of the lumbar spines (a) shows a large sclerotic lesion nearly completely involving the L5 vertebral body. Sagittal T1-weighted (b) and T2-weighted (c) images show abnormal hypointense marrow signal in not only the L5 vertebral body but also the L4 vertebral body, corresponding to blastic metastatic lesions.

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