Body Region: Musculoskeletal
Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, MD, Munich, Germany
1. Patient presentation
- A 51-year-old woman was brought to the emergency room after a high speed motorcycle accident.
- She complained of pain in the thoracolumbar region.
- Sensorimotor functions of the lower extremities were preserved.
- Non-enhanced CT of the lumbar spine was performed.