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Cervical spine MRI (mid-sagittal, T2-weighted) (1)

Mid-sagittal T2-weighted MRI of the cervical spine, illustrating large centrally ruptured C5-C6 disc. Note elevation of the posterior longitudinal ligament by the disc fragment, and displacement of the spinal cord posteriorly against the laminar arch. (Contributed by Dr. Saul Schwarz.)

Associated Disorders

  • Cervical disc herniation
  • Cervical osteophyte
  • Cervical spondylosis