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Alex Vaccaro, Frank Kandziora, Michael Fehlings, Rajasekaran Shanmughanathan

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Luiz Vialle

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German Ochoa (in memoriam)

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A0 Minor, nonstructural fractures

Definition

Type A0 is used to describe insignificant fractures not affecting the spinal stability in a significant way, such as an isolated fracture of the spinous process, the transverse process or the lamina.

Diagnosis Thoracic and Lumbar Fractures: A0 – minor, nonstructural fractures

X-ray/ CT

CT/radiograph images are examined to determine the fracture type.

Diagnosis: X-ray/CT, A0 – minor, nonstructural fractures