Pathological vertebral fracture

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


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Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Frontal split/burst fracture of L2 with disseminated osteolytic vertebral metastases.

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Case information

rID: 18159
Published: 14th Jun 2012
Last edited: 30th Mar 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included