Chance fracture in an older patient with positive sagittal imbalance and previous lumbar arthrodesis: what can be done?


The Chance fracture occurs frequently in school-aged patients’ population and is related to flexion-distraction injury in motor vehicle accidents. It is so called seat-belt syndrome because the seatbelt lies over the abdomen. After sudden deceleration bends the child around the lap belt causing injuries to the abdomen, and the spine (e.g., Chance fracture… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00402-016-2411-2


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