Congenital block vertebra

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

X-ray ordered for position of NG tube

Patient Data

Age: 60
X-ray

What is the incidental finding here?

This is showing a block vertebra with no intervertebral disc.

CT

There is a congenital block vertebra. No intervertebral disc here. The sum of 2 vertebral bodies is equal to one big block vertebral body with disc space in measurement.

Case Discussion

This is an incidental finding and a do not touch lesion.

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Case information

rID: 35741
Case created: 20th Apr 2015
Last edited: 24th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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