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Suspected a fall as a child caused a butterfly vertebrae at spine (middle point of the back/shoulder plates). Any treatment?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Birth defect

This occurs in the womb as the primitive vertebrae are forming.
It is not injury related. In most it is asymptomatic and never requires any treatment.If you think yours is troublesome you can set up a visit with an orthopedic/back specialist to consider your options. If not, ignore it.

In brief: Birth defect

This occurs in the womb as the primitive vertebrae are forming.
It is not injury related. In most it is asymptomatic and never requires any treatment.If you think yours is troublesome you can set up a visit with an orthopedic/back specialist to consider your options. If not, ignore it.
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