Posterior apophyseal ring fracture

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Silva


Low back pain in a patient practicing sport activities.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Computed tomography showing fracture of posterior apophyseal ring with small bone fragment posteriorly to S1 endplate and posterior disc herniation.

Modality: MRI

MRI showing posterior corner defect of superior S1 endplate and posterior disc herniation.

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Case Information

rID: 34949
Case created: 16th Mar 2015
Last edited: 25th Apr 2017
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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