Solitary ivory vertebra due to primary Ewing's sarcoma

Pediatr Radiol. 1992;22(5):388-90. doi: 10.1007/BF02016267.


Dense sclerosis of most of the vertebral body has been termed as "ivory vertebra". While this condition occurs rather frequently in adults it is not found very often in children.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Humans
  • Lumbar Vertebrae / diagnostic imaging*
  • Lumbar Vertebrae / pathology
  • Male
  • Radiography
  • Sarcoma, Ewing / diagnostic imaging*
  • Sarcoma, Ewing / pathology
  • Spinal Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Spinal Neoplasms / pathology