Figure 5.

Anteroposterior (A) and lateral (B) radiographs taken eighteen months after surgery of a patient with Parkinson’s disease with a thoracic spine fracture in a severely ankylosed spine show bony union of the fracture site (T11: arrows) is achieved (arrows) with no evidence of instrument failure. Sagittal (C) and three-dimensional (D) images of computed tomography on the same day show more clearly the complete bony fusion (arrows).

Aoki et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:61   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-61
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