Polka-dot sign and corduroy sign - intraosseous vertebral haemangioma

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

Presentation

Incidental finding in a chest CT for dyspnea.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

CT images show thickening of the primary vertical weight baring trabeculae leading to corduroy sign on sagittal projection and polka-dot sign axially. It is caused by replacement of the normal cancellous bone by thickened vertical trabeculae surrounded by fat marrow or vascular lacunae in intraosseous haemangiomas.

Case Discussion

CT images show thickening of the primary vertical weight baring trabeculae leading to corduroy sign on sagittal projection and polka-dot sign axially. It is caused by replacement of the normal cancellous bone by thickened vertical trabeculae surrounded by fat marrow or vascular lacunae in intraosseous haemangiomas.

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Case Information

rID: 21327
Case created: 16th Jan 2013
Last edited: 9th May 2017
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