Fracture of one or more bones of the spinal column (vertebrae) of the middle (thoracic) or lower (lumbar) back is a serious injury.
It is usually caused by high-energy trauma such as a car crash, fall, sports accident, or violent act (for example, a gunshot wound). People with osteoporosis, tumors, or...
Most fractures through the femur neck and intratrochanteric regions occur in the elderly due to osteoporotic bone and or muscular incordination resulting in a fall. If a young patient suffers a fracture here it is often due to significant trauma and is often associated with other fractures and injuries.
- benign osseous tumor usually less than 1.5 cm in diameter, comprising 11% of all benign bone tumors;
- no cases of malignant transformation has been reported;
- occurs primarily in adolescents and less...
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