Limbus vertebra

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis certain


This patient has had long term back back pain and a recent L4/5 microdiscectomy, with a recurrent disc extrusion. What is the abnormality of the L4 vertebral body?

Lumbar spine


L4 vertebral body demonstrates a limbus vertebra.

Case Discussion

L4 vertebral body demonstrates a limbus vertebra

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