Unfused spinous process of C7

Case contributed by Dr Francesco Gabbrielli

Presentation

Road traffic accident. Cervical pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
X-ray

No fractures demonstrated. Incidental unfused spinous process of C7 vertebral body. 

CT

No fractures demonstrated. Incidental unfused spinous process of C7 vertebral body. 

Case Discussion

This normal variant should not be confused for fracture. 

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Case information

rID: 30577
Case created: 19th Aug 2014
Last edited: 27th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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