Disease Information for Vertebral compression fx/osteoporotic

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Numbness/buttocks/thighs
Paralysis
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Back Pain on Percussion/Spine
Back Pain Severe
Back/Spine/Axial Pain
Backache
Bone Pains
Chronic Back Pain
Chronic lumbar neuropathic pain syndrome
Dorsal Spine Pain
Dorsal spine/spinous process tender/painful
Loss of height
Low Back Pain
Low Back Pain in Elderly
Spinal/Spinal process/tenderness
Spine pain/vertebral skeletal pain
Exquisite pain on movement of the bed
Unable to bend/tie shoes etc.
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Bone scan/lower spine pickup/uptake
CT Scan
MRI/Spine/vertebral STIR sequence
CT scan/Spine abnormal/Skeletal
X-RAY
Xray/Spine Abnormal
Xray/Vertebral lesion
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Lumbar Epidural Abscess
Spinal epidural abscess
Associated Disease & Complications
Dorsal spine/Osteoarthritis
Ileus
Ileus, Paralytic Adynamic
Kyphoscoliosis
Paraplegia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Dorsal spine involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Lumbar spine involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Lumbosacral joint involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Vertebra/Spine disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Extradural Spinal Mass
Synonyms
Synonym
COMPRESSED SPINE FRACTURE, COMPRESSION FRACTURE OF SPINE, Compression fracture of vertebral column, Compression fracture of vertebral column (disorder), Fracture compression spine, Spinal compression fracture, spine compression fracture, Synonym/Kuemmel disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Zoledronic acid (Zometa/Reclast)
Other Treatments
TX/Expectant/supportive treatment.
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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