Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

Clinical Implications of the Rare Anomaly of a Cervical Hemivertebra over a Period of 30 Year

Clinical Implications of the Rare Anomaly of a Cervical Hemivertebra over a Period of 30 Year

The Occurrences of cervical hemivertebrae are described very infrequently in the literature and are usually  diagnosed in the childhood. Commonly they occur in the lumbar and thoracic spine with associated congenital scoliosis. Concerning cervical hemivertebrae just few cases are reported, in which the children were treated by excision of the hemivertebra and fusion of the affected spine level.

 

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