Vertebra plana - in a child

Case contributed by Dr Herbert Galeno Prado Mendes

Presentation

Neck pain for a month

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Reduction of C6 vertebral body height anteriorly and posteriorly.

Case Discussion

A vertebral biopsy was performed, which confirmed the diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis. The lesional cells were positive for CD68.

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Case information

rID: 64805
Published: 9th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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