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Unstable Fractures of the Lumbar Spine

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Description: F.F. aged 27, was involved in a car accident and was admitted with an unstable fracture of L2, without neurologic compromise. Lateral plain films revealed a burst-type fracture with a 22° kyphosis measured between L1 and L3, a 60% crushing of the anterior column of L2, and an anterior L1-L2 subluxation
Archive copy 2003

Type: Case Study
Author/Contact: Philippe Gillet, MD
Institution: GICD
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Tue Jul 07 2009