Bertolotti syndrome

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Low back chronic pain

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Lumbosacral spine

CT shows a neo-articulation between a left mega apophysis transverse and the sacral bone.

Case Discussion

Bertolotti syndrome is a condition of the spine characterized by the occurrence of a congenital lumbar transverse mega-apophysis articulating with the sacrum / ileum.

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Case information

rID: 24864
Published: 17th Sep 2013
Last edited: 14th Feb 2021
Tag: spine
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