Vertebra plana

Case contributed by Henry Knipe
Diagnosis almost certain


Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

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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