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Posted on Wed, 15 Mar 2017 in Brain and Spine
Question: 69 year female hospitalised with vertebral Compression Fracture.history of osteoporosis.as per patient she had a fall.kindly refer atatched investigation reports and confirm whether this condition is due fall or this is chronic condition
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Likely due to fall.

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Hi XXXXXXX
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist, here to answer your query.

I have gone through your attachment.Vertebral compression fracture commonly results due to fall, and tendency to develop this kind of fracture is much more in osteoporotic patients. This fracture is not a chronic process.

Hope that helps.If you have any further questions,I shall be glad to have you in follow-up.

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Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)
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