Step-Off Vertebral Body | definition of Step-Off Vertebral Body by Medical dictionary
Step-Off Vertebral Body
A term referring to ‘classic finding’ on lateral films of the vertebral column which consists of central endplate depression with sparing of the anterior and posterior margins, classically seen in sickle cell anaemia, but also in Gaucher’s disease. When this same change occurs in haemoglobinopathies, it has been called the Lincoln Log sign, or H-shaped vertebra
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