link
Bookmarks
Spinal Cord and Cauda Equina
Kevin R. Moore, MD
To access 4,300 diagnoses written by the world's leading experts in radiology, please log in or subscribe.Log inSubscribe

Terminology

  • Abbreviations

    • Spinal cord (SC); cauda equina (CE)
    • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); subarachnoid space (SAS)
    • Dorsal root ganglion (DRG)
  • Definitions

    • Tract: Nerve fibers with shared origin, destination or function
    • Root: Coalescence of rootlets into dorsal (sensory), ventral (motor) roots
    • Nerve: Union of dorsal, ventral roots
    • Ganglion: Aggregation of cell bodies, nerve fibers

Gross Anatomy

  • Overview

    Imaging Anatomy

    • Overview

      Anatomy Imaging Issues

      • Questions

        • Imaging Recommendations

          • Imaging Pitfalls

            Related Anatomy
            Loading...
            Related Differential Diagnoses
            Loading...
            References
            Tables

            Tables

            Terminology

            • Abbreviations

              • Spinal cord (SC); cauda equina (CE)
              • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF); subarachnoid space (SAS)
              • Dorsal root ganglion (DRG)
            • Definitions

              • Tract: Nerve fibers with shared origin, destination or function
              • Root: Coalescence of rootlets into dorsal (sensory), ventral (motor) roots
              • Nerve: Union of dorsal, ventral roots
              • Ganglion: Aggregation of cell bodies, nerve fibers

            Gross Anatomy

            • Overview

              Imaging Anatomy

              • Overview

                Anatomy Imaging Issues

                • Questions

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    • Imaging Pitfalls