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Thoracolumbar pain after a motorcycle accident

    Author: Birgit Ertl-Wagner, MD, Munich, Germany
    Body Region: Musculoskeletal

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    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.