Items tagged “vertebra”
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Osteoporotic spinal compression fracture
Osteoporotic spinal compression fractures occur as a result of injury, commonly fall onto the buttock or pressure from normal activities, to the weakened vertebrae due to osteoporosis. Epidemiology They have a reported incidence of 1.2 per 1000 person-years after 85 years of age in the United ...
Vertebral lesion (differential)
Differential diagnosis of vertebral lesions includes: Lesion originating in vertebral body intraosseous hemangioma metastases Paget disease multiple myeloma osteonecrosis vertebral body osteomyelitis lymphoma plasmacytoma giant cell tumor Langerhans cell histiocytosis fibrous dyspl...