Possible Causes for Lumbar Compression Fracture in USA

  • Vertebral Compression Fracture
    Lumbar Compression Fracture
  • Osteopenia and Osteoporosis
    Lumbar Compression Fracture

    Osteopenia and osteoporosis are two disorders caracterized by bone density loss. Osteopenia has no recognizable symptoms. There is no noticeable pain or change as bone becomes thinner. However, the risk of fractures is increased due to reduced bone density. Osteoporosis remains asymptomatic until skeletal…[1]

  • Multiple Myeloma
    Lumbar Compression Fracture

    Multiple myeloma is a neoplastic disorder characterized by clonal proliferation of malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow. 93% of patients will have more than one pathological fracture and/or bone lesion. 70% of patients will have bone pain. Bleeding can occur because of thrombocytopenia and even more rarely from…[2]

  • Senile Osteoporosis
    Lumbar Compression Fracture
  • Old Age
    Lumbar Compression Fracture
  • Osteomalacia
    Lumbar Compression Fracture

    Osteomalacia literally means "soft bones". It is a metabolic disorder that renders the skeleton less resistant, predisposes for bone pain and fractures. It is most frequently caused by vitamin D deficiency. Both radiologic and clinical findings may prompt a suspicion for OM. Thus, the disease may be diagnosed in…[3]

  • Multiple Injuries
    Lumbar Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1
    Fracture

    Spinal muscular atrophies are a group of neurodegenerative disorders in which genetic mutations lead to progressive damage of motor neurons in the spinal cord. Type 1 is most severe, with a very early onset of numerous symptoms that lead to death within the first few years of life in the vast majority of cases.…[4]

  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy
    Fracture

    Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscular weakness. The different types of spinal muscular atrophy may present differently but clinical symptomatology may be similar to some extent. The following system-wise presentation is commonly in seen in SMAs: General Appearance:…[5]

  • Adamantinoma
    Fracture

    Adamantinomas are rare, slow growing malignant bone tumors, which occurs almost exclusively in the long bones. One of the most common traits of this tumor is its predilection for the long bones. It occurs here in 97% of cases. On the long bones, it focuses on the tibia in 80% -85% of cases. It is therefore its most…[6]

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  1. Osteopenia and Osteoporosis, Symptoma
  2. Multiple Myeloma, Symptoma
  3. Osteomalacia, Symptoma
  4. Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1, Symptoma
  5. Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Symptoma
  6. Adamantinoma, Symptoma