Baastrup syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

Presentation

Back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

LUMBAR SPINE X-RAY

Modality: X-ray

close approximation and contact of adjacent spinous processes (kissing spines) 

there is resultant enlargement, flattening and reactive sclerosis of apposing interspinous surfaces.

anterior marginal kissing osteophytosis.

Case Discussion

Findings consistent with Baastrup syndrome.

Case courtesy of Dr. Mohamed El-Beialy.

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Case Information

rID: 25160
Case created: 9th Oct 2013
Last edited: 30th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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