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Block vertebra

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz Qureshi

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Neck pain

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is fusion of normal height C4-C5 vertebral bodies with loss of intervertebral 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
Published: 13th Aug 2016
Last edited: 12th Jun 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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