Vertebral compression fracture

Case contributed by Dr Abdelkader Mallouk

Presentation

Back pain.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
MRI

The T11 vertebral body has diffuse edema and central height loss/buckling of the superior endplate central aspect with associated downward bulging of the central T10 disc.

Case Discussion

T11 vertebral compression fracture and resultant loss of vertebral height. In this patient, there is T10 disc Schmorl node herniation into the T11 vertebral body.

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Case information

rID: 72388
Published: 23rd Nov 2019
Last edited: 24th Nov 2019
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Arnot Ogden Medical Center

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