Approximately 50,000 spinal fractures occur in the United States each year with 10%-20% resulting in burst fractures
from T9 to L5.
With his increasing sitting time in bed and need to spend time out of bed, neurosurgery reassessed his L4 burst fracture
The patient had sustained a two-metre fall from a fence onto his buttocks in December 1997, resulting in a burst fracture
of the T12 vertebral body.
Another patient sustained a conus medullaris injury with incomplete paraplegia as a result of a T12 burst fracture
He was diagnosed with leukemia in the early 1990s, then fell from a ladder and sustained a burst fracture
of his L4 and L5 vertebrae.
The neurological symptoms in burst fracture
or osteoporotic vertebral collapse of thoracolumbar junction are variedly.
He suffered a burst fracture
to his cervical vertebrae, known as "a hangman's break".
A new paper is available that presents the case for fracture reduction and stabilization of a L1 burst fracture
using a combined anterior and posterior approach.
The victim, who was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision, suffered a burst fracture
of the spine and complete paralysis to the lower half of his body.
Mechanism of the burst fracture
in the thoracolumbar spine.
In this case presentation, a young man suffered bowel, bladder, and sexual dysfunction after a 25-foot fall that caused a burst fracture
of the first lumbar vertebra.