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Table 2 The table shows the morphology of the metastatic lesions in the cervical spine in correlation with the neurological status and spinal canal stenosis signs seen on MRI scan

From: "Quality of life of patients after surgical treatment of cervical spine metastases"

Morphology Frankel A Frankel B Frankel C Frankel D Frankel E Stenosis
1 vertebra - - 1 2 14 3
2 or more vertebrae 3 11 9 1 16 32
Vertebral body - 1 - 2 10 3
Posterior elements - - 1 1 - 2
Posterior and anterior elements 3 10 7 - 20 30