Schmorl nodes (discogram)

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones
Fluoroscopy

Schmorl nodes: discogram demonstrating passage of contrast from disc into vertebra via a defect caused by herniation of the disc through the endplate.

Case Discussion

Schmörl nodes are protrusions of the intervertebral disc through the vertebral body endplate and into the adjacent vertebra.

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Case information

rID: 35827
Published: 26th Apr 2015
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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