Ossified iliolumbar ligament

Case contributed by Dr Shailaja Muniraju

Presentation

Non specific hip pain. Previously treated for hip dysplasia

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Linear ossified structure seen to extend from the left posteromedial iliac crest to L5 vertebral body.

No other significant abnormality detected.

Case Discussion

Ossified iliolumbar ligament has no proven clinical significance yet. But association with seronegative spondyloarthritis and hypoparathyroidism can occur.

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Case information

rID: 50471
Case created: 7th Jan 2017
Last edited: 9th Jan 2017
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