Vertebral body compression fracture - T12

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Fell down the stairs, severe back pain

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Edema in the upper half of the T12 vertebral body with mild loss of height at the superior endplate.

Disc bulging at L4-L5 and L5-S1 levels.

Vertebral hemangioma at T11.

Lumbar spine degenerative changes as multilevel endplate sclerosis and marginal osteophyte formation.

Case Discussion

Acute compression fracture of T12 vertebra without retropulsion.

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