Systems: Musculoskeletal
Section: Gamuts
Tags: spine
Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

- “ Suprisingly (or not) there is no prevertebral soft tissue swelling. It is a highly non specific finding found a lot more with flexion teardrop ext...”

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  • Extension tear drop fracture - “ Extension tear drop fracture typically occurs due to forced extension of the neck with resulting avulsion of the anteroinferior corner of the vert...”

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