Vertebra plana in an adolescent caused by multiple myeloma: a case report and review of the literature.

V ertebra plana is a radiographic diagnosis that is characterized by flattening of a single, abnormally dense vertebral body with sparing of the intervertebral disc space. Vertebra plana in pediatric and adolescent populations is most commonly caused by Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), which most often has a benign natural history with nonoperative… CONTINUE READING