Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Acute on chronic back pain. Previous spinal procedure.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female

High density material within the T8 vertebral body in keeping with cement.

Multiple thoracic vertebra superior endplate fractures, with a resultant kyphosis.

Osteopenic bones.

Case Discussion

Appearances in keeping with previous vertebroplasty procedure.

This is a spinal interventional procedure, usually deployed in vertebral fractures secondary to osteoporosis.

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Case information

rID: 26458
Published: 22nd Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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