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1,473 Possible Causes for Spinal Fractures

  • Osteoporosis

    Spinal fractures are the most common osteoporosis-related fracture in humans, but are not observed in apes, even in cases of severe osteopenia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] requiring more bone loss before spinal fragility fractures would be observed.[doi.org] Spinal fractures Another bone commonly broken when bones lose strength is the bones in your spine. This is known as a spinal fracture.[theros.org.uk]

  • Vertebral Compression Fracture

    What are spinal fractures?[mayfieldclinic.com] What is a Spinal Fracture? Spinal fractures occur when the bones in your spine, called vertebrae, break and collapse.[stopspinalfracturepain.com] Overview Spinal fractures are different than a broken arm or leg.[mayfieldclinic.com]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Abstract In advanced Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), patients with high bone fracture risk due to osteoporosis, it is difficult to measure spinal bone mineral density ([ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spinal orthoses may also be used in the treatment of spinal fractures.[en.wikipedia.org] Ten of the 25 boys (40%) sustained vertebral fractures; eight were symptomatic with backache and two had fractures detected on spinal radiographs taken because of low bone[doi.org]

  • Spinous Process Fracture

    Spinal fractures that affect the anterior and middle column are typically not stable. Updated on: 05/02/17 Anatomy of Spinal Fractures[spineuniverse.com] What is a Spinal Fracture? Spinal fractures occur when the bones in your spine, called vertebrae, break and collapse.[back.com] Lance Governale About Spinal Fractures Spine fractures can occur for a multitude of reasons including falls, osteoporosis, traumatic accidents, spinal tumors, or spinal infections[neurosurgery.ufl.edu]

  • Lumbar Compression Fracture

    Definition A spinal fracture (vertebral compression fracture) occurs when one of the bones in the spine fractures or collapses.[medtronic.com] What are spinal fractures?[mayfieldclinic.com] Symptoms Of Lumber Compression Fracture If there has been a fracture to the spinal bones, there are several symptoms that can be present.[rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com]

  • Transverse Process Fracture

    Lance Governale About Spinal Fractures Spine fractures can occur for a multitude of reasons including falls, osteoporosis, traumatic accidents, spinal tumors, or spinal infections[neurosurgery.ufl.edu] Treatment Even though it’s classified as a fracture, a transverse process spinal fracture is more similar to a muscle sprain.[sinicropispine.com] Spinous process fractures in osteoporotic thoracolumbar vertebral fractures. Br J Radiol. 2011;84(1007):1046-1049. Spinal trauma—emergency management.[winchesterhospital.org]

  • Spinal Trauma

    Spinal fractures can occur from birth injury, motor vehicle accidents and sports injuries. Symptoms can consist of pain, swelling, trouble moving and walking.[advocatechildrenshospital.com] As in other spinal fractures, a fracture-dislocation can result in bone fragments causing pinching and damage to the spinal nerves or spinal cord.[ana-neurosurgery.com] Physician Specialists - Spinal Fractures and Spinal Cord Injury Jacob Buchowski, MD, orthopedic surgery Michael Kelly, MD, orthopedic surgery Paul Santiago, MD, neurosurgery[barnesjewish.org]

  • Cervical Spine Fracture

    Spinal fractures that affect the anterior and middle column are typically not stable. Updated on: 05/02/17 Anatomy of Spinal Fractures[spineuniverse.com] CT angiography of the neck, performed due to a concern about traumatic arterial dissection, revealed C7 spinal fractures, but no evidence of dissection or occlusion of the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Updated on: 04/16/19 Symptoms of Spinal Fractures[spineuniverse.com]

  • Teardrop Fracture of the Cervical Spine

    It also protects our spinal cord which runs along the bony spinal canal of the spine. Causes: how do fractures in the spinal region occur?[schoen-kliniken.com] spinal cord injury Open spinal fracture with anterior cervical cord lesion, C1-4 Open spinal fracture with anterior cervical cord lesion, C5-7 Open spinal fracture with central[icdlist.com] […] canal evidence of posterior ligamentous rupture keep in mind, interspinous interval may be normal or even decreased following traction-immobilization other spinal fractures[radiopaedia.org]

  • Fracture

    The incidence rate for traumatic spinal fractures was 32.80 per 100,000 people.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Treatment of a spinal fracture caused by osteoporosis is usually two-pronged, including both treatment of the fracture, and treatment of the underlying osteoporosis that led[spine-health.com] Damage to adjacent structures such as nerves, muscles or blood vessels, spinal cord, and nerve roots (for spine fractures), or cranial contents (for skull fractures) may cause[en.wikipedia.org]

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