Burst fracture of spine

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What is burst fracture of spine?

A burst fracture is a descriptive term for an injury to the spine in which the vertebral body is severely compressed. They typically occur from severe trauma, such as a motor vehicle accident or a fall from a height.

Common symptoms reported by people with burst fracture of spine

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Treatments taken by people for burst fracture of spine

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Who has burst fracture of spine on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 10 say burst fracture of spine is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 0
40s 5
50s 6
60s 6
70+ 4

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 17

These charts show data from burst fracture of spine patients who have completed their condition history
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