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Anteroposterior and Lateral View of a Compression Fracture

Anteroposterior and Lateral View of a Compression Fracture
Anteroposterior and Lateral View of a Compression Fracture

This compression fracture of the 2nd lumbar vertebra is visible as a loss of vertebral body height in the anteroposterior as well as the lateral view.

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