Intercalary bone

Dr Yahya Baba and Dr Matt Skalski et al.

Intercalary bones are common discal ossifications that are usually triangular in morphology, found in the anterior annular fibers of an intervertebral disc, and are thought to be degenerative in etiology. 

Differential diagnosis

Article information

rID: 35422
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Intercalary bones

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Cases and figures

  • Fig 1: limbus vertebra vs intercalary bone - illustration
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