Acute vertebral compression fracture

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed

Presentation

Fall from ladder

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Female

Abnormal anterior step defect and line of condensation, indicating trabecular impaction, involving L2 and L3 vertebral bodies. The posterior cortices remain intact. No thecal sac compression. Intact posterior neural elements.

Case Discussion

Acute wedge compression fracture of L2 and L3.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 63832
Published: 20th Oct 2018
Last edited: 21st Oct 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

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

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.