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Case 13641

Unstable L1 fracture in ankylosing spondylitis

Author(s)
Samir Jawad, Yousef Wirenfeldt Nielsen

Department of Radiology,
University Hospital Herlev-Gentofte
Copenhagen, Denmark.

Email:samir.jawad88@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 77 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Enhanced CT sagittal
     

    Sagittal enhanced CT showing ankylosis between vertebrae resulting in a “bamboo spine” and an unstable transverse fracture through the L1 vertebra with an outcome angulation of 15 degrees.

     
    Area of Interest: Spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;

    Sagittal enhanced CT showing ankylosis between vertebrae resulting in a “bamboo spine” and an unstable transverse fracture through the L1 vertebra with an outcome angulation of 15 degrees.

     
    Area of Interest: Spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Enhanced CT coronal
     

    Coronal enhanced CT showing ankylosis between vertebrae resulting in a “bamboo spine” and a transverse fracture through the L1 vertebra.

     
    Area of Interest: Spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;

    Coronal enhanced CT showing ankylosis between vertebrae resulting in a “bamboo spine” and a transverse fracture through the L1 vertebra.

     
    Area of Interest: Spine; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Acute;
     
     
Sagittal enhanced CT showing ankylosis between vertebrae resulting in a “bamboo spine” and an unstable transverse fracture through the L1 vertebra with an outcome angulation of 15 degrees.
 
Sagittal enhanced CT showing ankylosis between vertebrae resulting in a “bamboo spine” and an unstable transverse fracture through the L1 vertebra with an outcome angulation of 15 degrees.
 
Coronal enhanced CT showing ankylosis between vertebrae resulting in a “bamboo spine” and a transverse fracture through the L1 vertebra.
 
Coronal enhanced CT showing ankylosis between vertebrae resulting in a “bamboo spine” and a transverse fracture through the L1 vertebra.
 
 
 
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