Disk degenerative disease in childhood: Scheuermann's disease, Schmorl's nodes, and the limbus vertebra: MRI findings in 12 patients

Leonard E. Swischuk, Susan D. John, Sandra Allbery

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Twelve pediatric patients were studied with MRI. All had various disk problems including Scheuermann's disease, Schmorl's nodes and limbus vertebrae. All patients shared loss of disk height, altered disk hydration and variable herniation of nuclear material.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)334-338
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric radiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 1998


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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