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Fig. 1 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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From: Two cases in which 3D MRI was used to differentiate between a disc mass that mimics a tumor and neurinoma

Fig. 1

Preoperative MRI of the lumbar spine without intravenous contrast. T2-weighted MRI in the sagittal and axial planes showed a mass that mimicked a neurinoma posterior to the body of L4 (a and c). T1-weighted MRI in the sagittal planes showed a tumor-like mass with signal intensity (b). Meanwhile, the periphery of the mass was hyperintense and ring-like on T1WI (b)

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