Vertebral hemangioma

Case contributed by Sovann Vathana Lay

Presentation

Young female patient. Gallbladder tumor on ultrasound. CT work up as follow.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
ct

"Polka-dotted" sign on an axial view of the L1 body corresponds with vertebral hemangioma (L1).

Case Discussion

The "polka-dot" sign in the vertebral body (axial view) is characteristic of vertebral hemangiomas. It is usually an incidental finding and with no symptomatic.

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