Platyspondyly is a radiographic feature and refers to flattened vertebral bodies throughout the axial skeleton.
Platyspondyly can be feature of many conditions which include
- severe Gaucher's disease 1
- metatrophic dysplasia
- Morquio syndrome
- osteogenesis imperfecta
- Roberts syndrome
- thanatophoric dysplasia
- vertebra plana - single flattened vertebral body
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- 1. Hill SC, Parker CC, Brady RO et-al. MRI of multiple platyspondyly in Gaucher disease: response to enzyme replacement therapy. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 17 (5): 806-9. - Pubmed citation
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