neurocentral synchondrosis

neu·ro·cen·tral syn·chon·dro·sis

the cartilaginous blateral union between the centrum and neural arch of a forming vertebra in the young child.
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The persistent neurocentral synchondrosis results from failure of the cartilage segments to differentiate into bone.
The vertebra of children are unique in that they have growth centers of the neurocentral synchondrosis and both superior and inferior aspects of the vertebral body which can result in growth plate fractures and injuries from trauma, similar to growth plates of long bones.