Thoracic spine fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Patient unconscious after a car accident

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

CT thoracic spine

Modality: CT

Computed tomography shows a comminuted and displaced in the T3 - T5 thoracic segment. We also observed multiple rib fractures

Case Discussion

This case shows multiple spinal fractures that are expected to find in a high-energy trauma

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Case Information

rID: 25620
Case created: 31st Oct 2013
Last edited: 6th Feb 2016
Tag: spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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