Fractura por compresión

En las fracturas por compresión, el cuerpo del tejido óseo de las vértebras colapsa. Esto puede ocurrir debido a un trauma o a un proceso de enfermedad como la osteoporosis o un tumor.Fractura por compresión

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Last reviewed 11/15/2012 by C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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