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Differential diagnosis of aerial regions in the vertebral body can ischemic vertebral collapse be considered a separate clinico radiological and anatomopathological entity

Limido, G.; Cione, R.; Gaini, M.; D'anna, M.; Sessa, V.; Borghi, A.; Lepori, G.

Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 144(5): 285-288

1985


ISSN/ISBN: 0393-3660
Accession: 005153974

An important type of progressive vertebral collapse is observed at the thoracolumbar junction. The radiological characteristic of this lesion is the presence of gas density cleft which appears in extension and disappears in flection. Such a sign was not found in collapse of tumoral, inflammatory and purely posttraumatic origin. The case observed in a woman of 50 years and in a man of 64 years.

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