A 21-year-old male asked:
X-ray results determine compression fracture to t6 with slight kyphosis at that level? no destructive lesions identified. what are my options. help
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery 54 years experience
Kyphoplasty: Kyphosis with pain associated with a veterbral compression is amenable to kyphoplasty. This will stabilize the vertebral fracture and eliminate the pain, but not necessarily correct the kyphosis, though it may improve the deformity.
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