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Spinal Injury

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The commonest site of fracture in senile osteoporosis is the (AIIMS May 2011)



A Shaft of the femur

B Vertebra

C Skull (base)

D Lower end of tibia

Ans. B

Vertebra

Other sites of fracture in an osteoporotic bone include the neck of the femur, lower end of the radius, but by far the commonest site is the spine where the wedge compression fracture occurs at a bewilderingly

frequent rate.

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