Lumbosacral transitional vertebra - Castellvi IIa

Case contributed by Dr Jheferson Contreras Grande


Low back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

The X-rays show pseudoarthrosis of the left transverse process of the transitional vertebra and the sacrum.

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Case Discussion

In this case, there is pseudoarthrosis of left transverse process and the sacrum, finding in relation to Castellvi IIa. Together with low back pain, the patient probably has Bertolloti syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 71781
Published: 22nd Oct 2019
Last edited: 23rd Oct 2019
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins

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