Fused lumbar vertebrae

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Post hepatobiliary operative follow-up. Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Transitional vertebral anatomy with six lumbar type vertebrae and an additional variant of a fused L2/3 vertebrae.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates variant within a variant - there is transitional vertebral anatomy with six lumbar-type vertebral bodies but there are also fused vertebral bodies. 

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Case information

rID: 40133
Published: 9th Oct 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: variant
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