Fractures of the Thoracic Spine
[OCOSH Code: D016103 125607007 S22.0 WI_BI_SI_F_TF]
Vertebral fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine are usually associated with major trauma and can cause spinal cord damage that results in neural deficits. Each vertebral region has unique anatomical and functional features that result in specific injuries. This article reviews the mechanisms and management of individual injuries in...
Added: Sun Aug 10 2008