Part of the Learning Imaging book series (LEARN)


A 5-year-old child born with craniosynostosis and multiple congenital vertebral abnormalities was evaluated for spinal deformity. Full spine plain-film radiographs showed a complex deformity with double-fixed left thoracic and right lumbar curves. MDCT was performed to evaluate bone congenital abnormalities and full spine MRI was performed to rule out cord abnormalities.


Disc Herniation Osteoid Osteoma Radicular Pain Ligamentum Flavum Lytic Lesion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyHospital de la RiberaValenciaSpain

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