Compression fracture with vertebral body stenting

Case contributed by Salem Bauones

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
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 2 mm immediate restoration of body height.

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