A 75-year-female has chronic backache. X-ray spin is shown. What is the most likely diagnosis?

a. Pott’s spine
c. Spondylolisthesis
b. Osteoporosis
d. Spondylodiscitis

Ans. (b) Osteoporosis

The image shows X-ray of lumbo-sacral spine showing codfish or fish mouth vertebra with irregularly reduced intervertebral joint space. This is a feature of osteoporosis.

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