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Vertebral compression fracture - Wikipedia

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A compression fracture is a collapse of a vertebra. It may be due to trauma or due to a weakening of the vertebra (compare with burst fracture). This weakening is ...

Vertebral Fracture Symptoms - Spine-Health

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Osteoporosis is a leading cause of fractures in the spine, hip and wrist. A compression fracture should be suspected in any patient over the age of 50 with acute ...

Vertebral Fracture: Practice Essentials, Background, Epidemiology

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Feb 22, 2016 ... Vertebral fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine are usually associated with major trauma and can cause spinal cord damage that results in ...

Vertebral Compression Fracture: Symptoms & Treatment

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Oct 4, 2016 ... A vertebral compression fracture occurs when the bones of the spine become broken due to trauma. Read about causes, surgery, and ...

Fractures of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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For example, people with osteoporosis, tumors, or other underlying conditions that weaken the bone can fracture a vertebra even during low-impact ...

Spine fracture, Spinal fractures, vertebral fractures, compression ...

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Spinal fractures are different than a broken arm or leg, a fracture or dislocation of a vertebra can cause bone fragments to pinch and damage the spinal nerves or ...

Spinal Fractures | Compression Fracture of the Spine | Back.com

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Spinal fractures occur when the bones in your spine, called vertebrae, break and collapse. They can happen due to trauma or injury, such as experiencing a bad ...

Symptoms of Spinal Compression Fractures - WebMD

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Sep 18, 2016 ... Most compression fractures -- tiny cracks in the bones of your spine, or vertebra -- in women at this age happen because of osteoporosis, ...

Lumbar Compression Fractures | University of Maryland Medical ...

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The bones, or vertebrae, that make up your spine are very strong, but sometimes a vertebra can fracture just like any other bone in your body. Vertebra fractures ...

Spinal Fractures - Cleveland Clinic

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In this procedure, the surgeon inserts a catheter into the compressed vertebra. The catheter is used to inject the fractured vertebrae with bone cement, which ...

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