Ivory vertebra sign

Dr Craig Hacking and Radswiki et al.

The ivory vertebra sign refers to diffuse and homogeneous increase in opacity of a vertebral body that otherwise retains its size and contours, and with no change in the opacity and size of adjacent intervertebral discs.

Pathology

Etiology

The cause for an ivory vertebra depends on the age of the patient 1.

Pediatric
Adult
Inspired signs
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Article information

rID: 12473
Section: Signs
Tag: refs, spine
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Ivory vertebra
  • Ivory vertebrae

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: from breast cancer metastasis
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  • Case 2: lymphoma
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  •  Case 3: Ewing's sarcoma
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  • Increased opacity...
    Case 4: from prostate cancer
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  • Case 5: from breast cancer
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  • Case 6: from prostate cancer
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  • Case 7: from prostate cancer
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