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Hahn cleft

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


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Patient Data

Age: 20-25 years
Gender: Female

Persistent nutrient canal of L1 vertebral body through its whole sagittal diameter.

Case Discussion

Hahn's canal is a normal variant and shouldn't be mistaken for pathology (e.g. fracture). 

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Case information

rID: 65361
Published: 6th Jan 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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