Burst fracture with cauda equina syndrome


Burst fractures typically occur due to a fall from a significant height, with compressive axial forces resulting in the vertebral body 'bursting', commonly with retropulsion of the fracture.  Burst fractures usually occur in the thoracolumbar junction vertebral bodies.

One cannot underestimate the necessity for rigorous health and safety standards, along with strong enforcement in protecting workers against unnecessary injuries in advanced societies.