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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 205-207
Case report: Acute calcific discitis with intravertebral disc herniation in the dorsolumbar spine

Department of Radiodiagnosis, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

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Puneet Mittal
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital, Tagore Nagar, Civil Lines, Ludhiana, Punjab - 141 001
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.69360

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Acute calcific discitis is a rare but well-known condition of unknown etiology. In symptomatic cases, the most common site is the cervical spine. We describe the CT scan and MRI findings in a symptomatic patient, with a lesion in the dorsolumbar spine.

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