Compression fracture with vertebral body stenting

Case contributed by Dr Salem Bauones

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Female
Superior end plate compression fracture of L1 without retropulsion or posterior element involvement. 

Superior end plate type A1 Megerl compression fracture of L1 without retropulsion or posterior element involvement. 

Superior end plate type A1 Megerl compression fracture of L1 without retropulsion or posterior element involvement. 

Compression fracture of L1, treated percutaneously by vertebral body stenting at day 5 of fracture.

Note the 2mm immediate restoration of body height.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 24796
Case created: 12th Sep 2013
Last edited: 16th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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.