Pediatric thoracolumbar spine trauma.

  title={Pediatric thoracolumbar spine trauma.},
  author={Alan H Daniels and Andrew D. Sobel and Craig Politt Eberson},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  volume={21 12},
Thoracolumbar spine trauma is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients. Special attention to this population is necessary because several unique features of the growing pediatric spine separate these patients from adult patients. These injuries are frequently associated with high-energy trauma and concurrent thoracic or abdominal injuries that require coordinated multidisciplinary care. Thoracolumbar spine trauma in pediatric patients may lead to compression fractures… CONTINUE READING


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