Block vertebra

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

Presentation

Neck pain

Patient Data

Age: 27 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is fusion of normal heighted C4-C5 vertebral bodies with loss of inter vertebral disc space; posterior elements are not fused.

Case Discussion

Block vertebra is congenital verterbral anamoly in which there is fusion of two or more vertebral bodies secondary to failure of their separation.

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Case information

rID: 47369
Case created: 13th Aug 2016
Last edited: 20th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included