Ivory vertebra sign

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[edit] Discussion

  • Increase in opacity of a vertebral body that retains its size and contours, with no change in the opacity and size of adjacent intervertebral disks.
  • Increased opacity may be diffuse and homogeneous and involve most or all of the vertebral body, giving it a white appearance

[edit] Differential diagnosis for an ivory vertebra

[edit] Imaging Findings

As above... Increase in opacity of a vertebral body that retains its size and contours, with no change in the opacity and size of adjacent intervertebral disks.

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