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Is it possible for someone as young as 18 to have vertebral compression fracture?

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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Some medical conditions and medications can weaken the bone prematurely, leading to fracture.
Trauma can cause fractures at any age.

In brief: Yes

Some medical conditions and medications can weaken the bone prematurely, leading to fracture.
Trauma can cause fractures at any age.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Sure

Young hard bone can break but requires more force, big fallfs and mva's low energy osteoporotic fractures are treated differently than high energy comp frx.

In brief: Sure

Young hard bone can break but requires more force, big fallfs and mva's low energy osteoporotic fractures are treated differently than high energy comp frx.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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