Codfish vertebra - osteoporosis

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

Presentation

50 Y/O female with hyperparathyroid disease and severe osteoporosis

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Biconcave appearance of thoracolumbar vertebrae with large staghorn stone and severe hydronephrosis at right kidney.

Case Discussion

Biconcave appearance of vertebrae in a 50 Y/O patient with severe osteoporosis due to primary hyperparathyroid disease, which is called codfish (or fish) vertebra.

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Case Information

rID: 20960
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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