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Am Fam Physician. 2001 May 15;63(10):1916-1917.

In the article “Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Common Cause of Spinal Cord Dysfunction in Older Persons” (September 1, 2000, page 1064), two figures were published with incorrect legends. The two magnetic resonance images (MRIs) in Figure 4 show the postoperative condition, and the MRI in Figure 3 shows the preoperative condition. The MRIs with their correct legends are reproduce below.

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FIGURE 3.

Sagittal magnetic resonance imaging showing narrowing of the spinal canal as a result of anterior herniated discs/osteophytes and posterior buckling of hypertrophied ligamentum flavum.


FIGURE 3.

Sagittal magnetic resonance imaging showing narrowing of the spinal canal as a result of anterior herniated discs/osteophytes and posterior buckling of hypertrophied ligamentum flavum.

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FIGURE 4.

Postoperative magnetic resonance imaging of patient in Figure 3 showing adequate decompression of the spinal cord after multilevel posterior laminectomy.


FIGURE 4.

Postoperative magnetic resonance imaging of patient in Figure 3 showing adequate decompression of the spinal cord after multilevel posterior laminectomy.


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