Lateral hemivertebra with scoliosis

Case contributed by Mohamed Mahmoud Elthokapy


Low back pain with deformity. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Right supernumerary L3/4 triangular-shaped hemivertebra is noted, associated with partial fusion and mild right lumbar congenital scoliosis.

No tethered cord or diastematomyelia

No cord compromise. 

Well-formed sacrum.

Case Discussion

A typical case of lateral hemivertebra with scoliosis.

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