Imaging Case of the Week 192

The following lateral lumbar spine x-ray is from a 66 year old with back pain following a fall. What can be seen?lumbar spine x-ray lateralWith thanks to Dr. John Larkin for the image.

Answer will be posted on 17/02/2016.

 

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  1. wedge compression # in L1 with gas or regional osteopenia in it

    – ?pathological # secondary to osteomyelitis or metastasis

    Calcified aorta noted, anterior portion outside of film

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  2. compression fracture of L1

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