Sandwich vertebral body

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

Inspired signs

Article information

rID: 21486
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sandwich vertebra
  • Sandwich vertebrae
  • Sandwich vertebral bodies
  • Sandwich spine

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Cases and figures

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  • Case 2: osteopetrosis with multitrauma
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  • Case 3
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  • Case 4: osteopetrosis
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