Limbus fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maxymyshyn Nazar

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

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
Case created: 15th May 2014
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
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