Sandwich vertebral body

Last revised by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi on 12 Dec 2021

Sandwich vertebral body is a radiologic appearance in which the endplates are densely sclerotic, giving the appearance of a sandwich. This term and pattern are distinctive for benign adult autosomal dominant osteopetrosis.

Differential diagnosis

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Cases and figures

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  • Case 2: osteopetrosis with multitrauma
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  • Case 4: osteopetrosis
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  • Case 5: osteopetrosis
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