Bamboo spine

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


Sent by the urologist to assess stone burden

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Flowing syndesmophytes fusing anterior and lateral aspect of anterior elements of dorsolumbar spine with fusion of spinous process of all posterior elements.

Case Discussion

A classic case of bamboo spine encountered in a patient that came to assess urinary stones. 

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Case information

rID: 61848
Published: 20th Jul 2018
Last edited: 31st Oct 2019
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Vivid Diagnostic Centre

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