Burst fracture

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Fell from height.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Burst fracture with posterior retopulsion into the spinal canal.

Case Discussion

A case of burst unstable spinal fracture. Any spinal fracture is considered to be stable as long as the middle column remains intact.


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Case information

rID: 28908
Case created: 21st Apr 2014
Last edited: 28th Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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