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    18 Possible Causes for Lumbar Compression Fracture in USA

    • Osteomalacia
      Lumbar Compression Fracture
    • Multiple Injuries
      Lumbar Compression Fracture
    • Old Age
      Lumbar Compression Fracture
    • Multiple Myeloma
      Lumbar Compression Fracture
    • Senile Osteoporosis
      Lumbar Compression Fracture
    • Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
      Lumbar Compression Fracture
    • Osteoporosis
      Lumbar Compression Fracture
    • Vertebral Compression Fracture
      Lumbar Compression Fracture

      Lumbar compression fractures can be a devastating injury, therefore, for 2 reasons. … In older patients, lumbar compression fractures usually occur in the absence of trauma, or in the context of minor trauma, such as a fall.[1]

    • Lumbar Compression Fracture

      A lumbar compression fracture involves the lumbar vertebrae and occurs typically secondary to bone demineralization. … Lumbar compression fracture should be suspected in postmenopausal women and the elderly who present with sudden onset severe lumbar pain. … An MRI is indicated in patients with neurologic deficits, or if a malignancy is suspected as the underlying cause of the lumbar compression fracture.[2]

    • Spinal Compression Fracture

      Lumbar compression fractures almost never involve neurologic injury and are generally self limited. … Treatment of the lumbar compression fracture typically involves rest and ambulation as soon as reasonably comfortable. … Lumbar Compression Fracture Treatment Options Treatment options for compression fractures of the lumbar spine include: Kyphoplasty Vertebroplasty[3]

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    References

    1. Lumbar Compression Fracture: Practice Essentials, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/309615-overview
    2. Lumbar Compression Fracture, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/lumbar-compres…
    3. Spine Compression Fractures, http://www.emoryhealthcare.org/spine/medical-co…