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.

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