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The article discusses a rare case of butterfly vertebra anomaly in a 32-year-old male who presented with lower back pain and paralysis in both lower extremities. Imaging tests showed an isolated L3 butterfly vertebra with discus fusion and discus prolapse compressing the spinal canal. The patient underwent successful decompressive surgery and experienced relief in symptoms post-operatively. This case highlights the importance of early diagnosis and appropriate management of rare spinal anomalies like butterfly vertebra

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Butterfly vertebra anomaly is a rare condition where the vertebral body fails to fuse during embryogenesis. In this case report, we present a 32-year-old male with progressive lower back pain and paralysis in both lower extremities. CT- and MR-scan showed an isolated L3 butterfly vertebra with a fusion of L2 and L3 discus through the defect and a discus prolapse compressing the spinal canal. The patient underwent successful decompressive surgery and experienced relief in symptoms…

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Ugeskr Laeger. 2024 Feb 26;186(9):V09230590. doi: 10.61409/V09230590.ABSTRACTButterfly vertebra anomaly is a rare condition where the vertebral body fails to fuse during embryogenesis. In this case report, we present a 32-year-old male with progressive lower back pain and paralysis in both lower extremities. CT- and MR-scan showed an isolated L3 butterfly vertebra with a fusion of,

Weekly Laeger. 2024 Feb 26;186(9):V09230590. doi: 10.61409/V09230590.

ABSTRACT

Butterfly vertebra anomaly is a rare condition where the vertebral body fails to fuse during embryogenesis. In this case report, we present a 32-year-old male with progressive lower back pain and paralysis in both lower extremities. CT- and MR-scan showed an isolated L3 butterfly vertebra with a fusion of L2 and L3 discus through the defect and a discus prolapse compressing the spinal canal. The patient underwent successful decompressive surgery and experienced relief in symptoms post-operatively.

PMID:38445324 | DOI:10.61409/V09230590

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