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My neighbor kid fell out of a tree and now has a fractured spine. What is prognosis?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: Depends
It depends upon the site and depth of the fracture, whether the bones are displaced or the spine is unstable, or whether the spinal nerves are in danger or damaged.
The prognosis depends upon which of these categories the fracture lies and ranges from minor to very serious.

In brief: Depends
It depends upon the site and depth of the fracture, whether the bones are displaced or the spine is unstable, or whether the spinal nerves are in danger or damaged.
The prognosis depends upon which of these categories the fracture lies and ranges from minor to very serious.
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