Limbus vertebra

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


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.

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L4 vertebral body demonstrates a limbus vertebra

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rID: 12687
Published: 31st Dec 2010
Last edited: 15th Oct 2019
Tag: spine
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