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When a boy has compression fracture, what does it mean?

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Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Spine fracture

Usually compression fractures are referring to spine fractures.
Compression fractures by definition involve the anterior column of the spine. Depending on the location and amount of compression determines treatment.

In brief: Spine fracture

Usually compression fractures are referring to spine fractures.
Compression fractures by definition involve the anterior column of the spine. Depending on the location and amount of compression determines treatment.
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Dr. G Jason Hunt
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Frx in boys

A wedge shaped vertebrae from old schuermans dz has been miss read in the setting of acute back pain from trauma get a ct scan to confirm mild frx heals in 6 weeks to three months in the young no treatment except common sense activity modifications compression frx are uncommon in boys schuerman wedges are very common in boys.

In brief: Frx in boys

A wedge shaped vertebrae from old schuermans dz has been miss read in the setting of acute back pain from trauma get a ct scan to confirm mild frx heals in 6 weeks to three months in the young no treatment except common sense activity modifications compression frx are uncommon in boys schuerman wedges are very common in boys.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Frx in boys

A wedge shaped vertebrae from old schuermans dz has been miss read in the setting of acute back pain from trauma get a ct scan to confirm mild frx heals in 6 weeks to three months in the young no treatment except common sense activity modifications compression frx are uncommon in boys schuerman wedges are very common in boys.

In brief: Frx in boys

A wedge shaped vertebrae from old schuermans dz has been miss read in the setting of acute back pain from trauma get a ct scan to confirm mild frx heals in 6 weeks to three months in the young no treatment except common sense activity modifications compression frx are uncommon in boys schuerman wedges are very common in boys.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Frx in boys

A wedge shaped vertebrae from old schuermans dz has been miss read in the setting of acute back pain from trauma get a ct scan to confirm mild frx heals in 6 weeks to three months in the young no treatment except common sense activity modifications compression frx are uncommon in boys schuerman wedges are very common in boys.

In brief: Frx in boys

A wedge shaped vertebrae from old schuermans dz has been miss read in the setting of acute back pain from trauma get a ct scan to confirm mild frx heals in 6 weeks to three months in the young no treatment except common sense activity modifications compression frx are uncommon in boys schuerman wedges are very common in boys.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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