Vertebra plana

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

No focal consolidation. Pleural spaces are clear. Cardiomediastinal contour is normal. L1 vertebral plana and subsequent thoracolumbar kyphoscoliosis. T8 and T11 end plate fractures.

Case Discussion

Vertebra plana has many causes, this patient's was due to multiple myeloma. 

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Case information

rID: 44728
Case created: 3rd May 2016
Last edited: 28th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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