The spine: Acquired disorders

Sandra L. Wootton-Gorges

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The chapter begins with the discussion ofthese conditions. Intervertebral disc disease follows, with discussion of interver- tebral calcification and disc prolapse. Spinal trauma is addressed, along with inflammatory and neoplastic destructive vertebral lesions. The last section of the chapter covers salient features of tumors that occur in the spine, including osteoid osteoma, osteoblastoma, aneurysmal bone cyst, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, and osteochondroma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Orthopedic Imaging
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9783642453816
ISBN (Print)9783642453809
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Nursing(all)


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