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Figure 5

From: Achondroplasia manifesting as enchondromatosis and ossification of the spinal ligaments: a case report

Figure 5

Magnetic resonance imaging of the lower thoracic spine with sagittal T2 fast spin echo sequences showing the ossified anterior longitudinal ligament with subsequent anterior vertebral hyperostosis and bridging (arrows). In addition there was involvement of the posterior longitudinal ligament. Peripheral sclerotic borders associated with anterior end plate irregularities have outlined the overall vertebral bodies.

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