Limbus fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maxymyshyn Nazar


18 year male patient with previously history of trauma and lower back pain

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male

There are fracture of posterior apophysal ring of L2, L3 with displacement of bony fragment into spinal canal.

Case Discussion

NECT of lumbar spine shows fractures of posterior apophyseal ring at level L2, L3 with posterior displacement of bony fragment and mild compression of thecal sac.

Diagnosis: Limbus fracture.

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Case information

rID: 29302
Published: 14th Mar 2016
Last edited: 29th Apr 2017
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