A case of a burst fracture in conjunction with a facet dislocation of the fifth lumbar vertebra in a 15-year-old boy is reported. The patient was treated with open reduction and stabilization of L4 to S1 with a réduction-fixation stabilization system and placement of a Taylor-Knight brace. At 1-year follow-up examination the fusion was solid and the boy had resumed full activities.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care|
|Publication status||Published - 1994|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine