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Year : 1998  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 14-5

Traumatic transverse fracture of sacrum with cauda equina injury--a case report and review of literature.


Department of Orthopaedics, Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai.

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H Singh
Department of Orthopaedics, Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai.

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Fractures of the sacrum are rare and generally associated with fracture of the pelvis. Transverse fractures of the sacrum are even less frequent and neurological deficit may accompany these fractures. A case of transverse fracture sacrum with cauda equina injury treated by sacral laminectomy and root decompression, is reported.






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