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Limbus fracture types

Limbus fractures are not to be confused with a limbus vertebra. They can be classified as follows

  • type I : avulsions of the posterior cortical vertebral rim
  • type II : central cortical and cancellous bone fractures
  • type III : lateralized chip fractures
  • type IV : span the entire length and breadth of the posterior vertebral margin between the end plates

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