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A 20-year-old female asked:

i have low backache, mri indicates focal marrow edema antero-superiorly to l4 vetebrae with no other degenerative changes.what is it? is it lethal?

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Dr. Anthony Filly
Radiology 26 years experience
Not fatal: Could be due to some mild degenerative change (arthritis) or mild trauma (compression fracture)

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Last updated Jun 24, 2017

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