High Intensity Zone (HIZ) – Posterior Annulus

High Intensity Zone (HIZ) – Posterior Annulus

A high intensity zone should not be overlooked-especially with a symptomatic patient. This is a bright white finding on MRI, most notable on the posterior annulus. In a recent study in The Journal of Medical Investigation, researchers looked at the pathogenesis of low back pain (with and without leg pain) and described it being caused by annular

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