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This sagital (lateral) MRI image of the lumbar spine shows the typical appearance of osteoblastic (sclerotic) metastasis from prostate cancer. Because these metastatic lesions incite bone reaction you see denser looking bones on plain x-ray and CT scans which look dark on all MRI sequences.
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