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Table 3 Correlation between extra-spinal abnormalities detected on coronal STIR images and patients’ sex, history of trauma, history of neoplasia, positive spinal abnormality, and signs of impingement on routine MR protocol images

From: Coronal STIR sequence, a simple adjustment to routine MRI protocol for extra-spinal sciatica and sciatica-like symptoms

 MFTraumaNeoplasiaRoutine MR protocol images
Spinal abnormalityNerve root impingement
Total no. of patients8413353172124
Extra-spinal abnormalities872273
P value0.2280.040.0130.0040.002