Vertebra plana

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Generalised increased back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Complete collapse of L1 illustrating vertebra plana.

Case Discussion

Isolated vertebra planar  with complete vertebral body heigh loss at L1. Some kyphosis at this level, but otherwise normal alignment with no other bony injury.

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Case Information

rID: 14833
Case created: 30th Aug 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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