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Can you break vertebrae after lumbar fusion?
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Trauma of any kind can cause vertebral fractures.
There can also be problems with bone density causing fractures with minimal trauma. To have the fracture as a result of the fusion would be unusual but not impossible.

In brief: Yes
Trauma of any kind can cause vertebral fractures.
There can also be problems with bone density causing fractures with minimal trauma. To have the fracture as a result of the fusion would be unusual but not impossible.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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Dr. Kevin Carson
Radiology - Interventional
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
The vertebra above and below the fusion site are at an increased risk of fracture.

In brief: Yes
The vertebra above and below the fusion site are at an increased risk of fracture.
Dr. Kevin Carson
Dr. Kevin Carson
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