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Grass Valley, CA
A 63-year-old female asked:

Please define comminuted fracture involving the t12 vertebral body predominantly involving the superior endplate.

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Compression fx.: Sounds like you have an osteopenic compression fracture.Very common. See your ORS for treatment options( bracing vs.surgery). A bone density test is recommended as well. Best of Luck!
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