Balloon Kyphoplasty for Refractory Vertebral Compression Fractures in a Growing Child With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy With Five-Year Follow-Up: Case Report and Review of Literature.

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OBJECTIVE Presentation of previously unreported results and 5-year follow-up of balloon kyphoplasty used to treat an 8-year-old patient with refractory vertebral compression fractures resulting from 3 years of corticosteroid treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Long-term corticosteroid treatment in patients with DMD has… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jspd.2013.10.001

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