Compression Fractures in the Setting of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis

Abstract

Compression fractures are the most common vertebral fractures. They involve the anterior column of the spine, and are considered stable fractures due to the presence of intact posterior ligaments that aid in resisting further collapse and deformity. They are thus often managed conservatively. We describe a series of 3 cases that were initially diagnosed as… (More)
DOI: 10.4184/asj.2015.9.4.629

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