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Winking Owl Sign-Plain Film

Spinal metastases are common in malignant tumors. On X rays one of the first signs is disappearance of the pedicle on the AP X-ray. This is known as the winking owl sign. Spotter case contributed by: Indra Neil Mekala, Consultant Radiologist, Rajahmundry.

Winking Owl Sign-Plain Film Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Rating: 5


Anonymous said...

sir cn u show absent pedicle wth tag??
m nt able to locate it

Dhawal said...

Please tag it sir. I'm also not able to locate the sign.

Anonymous said...

L3 left

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