Vertebral anomaly (VAN)

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  • View:
    Lateral and VD
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  • Defining characteristics:
    Vertebrae with an irregular shape

  • Common differential diagnoses:
    Transitional vertebrae, hemivertebrae, block vertebrae
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  • Helpful additional data:
    Usually incidental finding.

  • Commonly associated diagnostics:
    Only if clinical signs of discomfort or neurologic impairment.

  • Commonly associated treatments:
    Based on clinical signs.

  • Commonly associated home care:
    Based on clinical signs.