Ivory vertebrae (lymphoma)

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

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Follow-up CT scan.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Increase in opacity of some thoracolumbar vertebral bodies that retain their size and contours, with no change in the opacity and size of adjacent intervertebral disks.

Case Discussion

The findings consistent of bony manifestation of hodgkin's disease which is called ivory vertebra sign. The patient has an established diagnosis of HD. 

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Case Information

rID: 20947
Case created: 23rd Dec 2012
Last edited: 19th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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