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Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

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Case Report, J Spine Neurosurg Vol: 2 Issue: 4

A Case of Avascular Necrosis of a Lumbar Vertebral Body after Sport Injury

Mohamad Faraji Rad*, Amirshahriar Ariamanesh, Hamidreza Eghbalee and Elnaz Farajirad
Department of Neurosurgery, Mashad University of Medical sciences, Mashad, Iran
Corresponding author : Mohamad Faraji Rad
Mashad University of Medical Sciences 48 Mollasadra 4 Ahmadabad BLVD Mashad 9176563378, Iran
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: December 12, 2012 Accepted: August 29, 2013 Published: Spetember 04, 2013
Citation: Rad MF, Ariamanesh A, Eghbalee H, Farajirad E (2013) A Case of Avascular Necrosis of a Lumbar Vertebral Body after Sport Injury. J Spine
Neurosurg 2:4. doi:10.4172/2325-9701.1000119

Abstract

 A Case of Avascular Necrosis of a Lumbar Vertebral Body after Sport Injury

Avascular necrosis of vertebral body is not common. There are some radiologic findings that imply avascular necrosis however they are not characteristic. It is due to obliteration of blood supply of bone after trauma and non traumatic events.

Keywords: Avascular necrosis; Vertebral body; Sport

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