Genant classification of vertebral fractures

The Genant classification of vertebral fractures is based on the vertebral shape, with respect to vertebral height loss involving the anterior, posterior, and/or middle vertebral body.

  • grade 0: normal
  • grade 1: mild fracture, 20% to 25% loss of height
  • grade 2: moderate fracture, 25% to 40% loss of height
  • grade 3: severe fracture, greater than 40% loss of height



Share article

Article information

rID: 44227
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.