Hahn’s fissure

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Hahn’s fissure

IMAGING

Definition A midline indentation of the convex anterior face of a vertebral body which may be identified in infants and persist into adulthood

This term got 15 hits on 04/04/2014; it is not part of the working medical parlance. 

Synonyms Hahn’s cleft, vascular channel

References KD Ebel, G Benz-BohmDifferential Diagnosis in Pediatric Radiology, Thieme, 1999

Synopsis of Roentgen Signs, p226  

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