Persistent nutrient canal of vertebral body (Hahn cleft)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


MRI performed for chronic low back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

The nutrient canal of the vertebral body may persist through the whole sagittal diameter (here at L1). This is a normal finding.

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Case information

rID: 16915
Published: 29th Feb 2012
Last edited: 30th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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