Unusual Cause Of Thoracic Pain In A Collegiate Rower - Page #3
 

Lab Studies:
None

Other Studies:
XR ribs, 3 phase bone scan, and MR left shoulder/left chest all unremarkable.

MR Thoracic Spine:
Subtle kinking of the cord along the ventral thecal sac at the T7-T8 level with possible increased intramedullary cord signal. This raises the possibility for spinal cord herniation.

Saggital MR of Spine: Arrow points to kinking of ventral sac. Case Photo #1

Coronal MR of Spine: Arrow points to kinking of ventral sac. Case Photo #2

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