Ossified iliolumbar ligament

Case contributed by Shailaja Muniraj
Diagnosis certain


Non specific hip pain. Previously treated for hip dysplasia

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Female

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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