Generation of Clinical Symptoms
The recumbent image (15A) shows posterior disc protrusions
at C5/6 and C6/7. Also note the adequate CSF space anterior
to the spinal cord The upright-flexion image (15C) shows
draping of the spinal cord over the posteriorly protruding
discs. Clinically this patient exhibited L’Hermitte’s
sign in the upright-flexion position.