Burst fracture

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda

Presentation

Fell from height.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Burst fracture with posterior retopulsion into the spinal canal.

Case Discussion

A case of burst unstable spinal fracture. Any spinal fracture is considered to be stable as long as the middle column remains intact.

 

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Case Information

rID: 28908
Case created: 21st Apr 2014
Last edited: 1st May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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