Key Features

  •  Prepare effectively by reviewing 160 spine imaging cases, organized by level of difficulty, that mimic the new format of radiology certification and recertification exams. Every case includes at least 3 images and 4 multiple-choice review questions, along with rationales that explain why each answer is correct or incorrect.

Table of Contents

1 Tarlov Cyst

2 Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

3 Traumatic Vertebral Artery Occlusion

4 Chiari I Malformation

5 Calcified Intradural Meningioma

6 Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow Imaging

7 Benign Vertebral Hemangioma

8 Spondylolytic Spondylolisthesis

9 Midline Epidural Septum

10 Lumbar Disk Extrusion

11 Lipomyelomeningocele

12 Neurofibromatosis Type 2

13 Ankylosing Spondylitis

14 Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

15 Cervical Spinal Stenosis

16 Lipoma of the Conus Medullaris

17 Fatty Filum Terminale

18 Neurosarcoid Conus Medullaris

19 Adult Rheumatoid Arthritis

20 Atlantoaxial Subluxation in Rheumatoid Arthritis

21 Baastrup's Disease

22 Atlantooccipital Assimilation with Basilar Invagination

23 Atlantoaxial Rotatory Deformity

24 Atlantoaxial Subluxation

25 Odontoid Nonunion

26 Vertebroplasty

27 Sickle Cell Disease

28 Epidural Abscess

29 Postoperative Recurrent Lumbar Disk Herniation

30 Annular Fissure (Tear)

31 Lumbar Disk Extrusion

32 Cervical Disk Herniation

33 Lumbar Disk Herniation (Sequestration)

34 Traumatic Cervical Disk Herniation

35 Spontaneous Reduction of Herniated Cervical Disk

36 Diastematomyelia

37 Chiari II Malformation with Hydromyelia

38 Misplaced Pedicle Screws Within the Spinal Canal

39 Open-Door Expansile Cervical Laminoplasty

40 Lumbar Diskal Cyst

41 Anterior Sacral Meningocele

42 Fluid Sign

43 Myxopapillary Ependymoma

44 Lumbar Schwannoma

45 Cystic Schwannoma of the Conus Medullaris Region

46 Sacral Schwannoma

47 Thoracic Osteoblastoma

48 Neuromyelitis Optica (Devic's Disease)

49 Lumbar Intradural Mature Cystic Teratoma

50 Congenital Arachnoid Cyst


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About the author

Efrat Saraf-Lavi

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Radiology, Neuroradiology Section, Medical Director of Applebaum MRI Center, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL