MRI scan of woman's spine in osteoporosis

MRI scan of woman's spine in osteoporosis

M230/0060 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 46.7MB

Downloadable file size: 5.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Magnetic resonance image (MRI) of the spine of a 78 year-old woman suffering from osteoporosis (brittle bone disease), revealing a collapsed vertebra at T12 (the lowermost thoracic backbone). Bone debris compressing the spinal cord appears as a pale notch in the grey tone of the cord to the right of the backbone at upper centre. Osteoporosis describes a reduction in bone density, resulting in an increase in brittleness and a greater risk of fractures, particularly of the vertebrae & the head of the femur. Its higher incidence in women is attributed to a decline in hormone production following the menopause.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: bone disease, brittle bone disease, condition, disease, disorder, healthcare, medical, medicine, mri scan, osteopor., osteoporosis, thoracic spine, vertebral collapse

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.