Fractures after myelopathy: the risk quantified.

Abstract

Fractures of the lower extremities have been recognized as a complication of paralysis with myelopathy due to spinal cord injury and impairment (SCI), but the risk has not been quantified and the effect of age, a correlate of predisposing osteoporosis, has not been documented. A long term follow-up review of patients with SCI was conducted to answer these… (More)

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