From the case: Butterfly vertebra

Modality: X-ray
Butterfly vertebr...
Lateral and frontal
Butterfly vertebra The lateral film displays a wedge-shaped thoracic vertebra at the level of Th8, the AP film shows a bony defect in the center and a pedicle on both sides.
Modality: X-ray (Lateral and frontal)

- “ The butterfly vertebra belongs to the anterior formation failure in the classification; it is the vertebra with 1 pedicle on each side and partial...”

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  • Butterfly vertebra - “ Butterfly vertebra is a type of vertebral anomaly that results from the failure of fusion of the lateral halves of the vertebral body because of p...”

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