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Flashcards in The Thoracic Spine Deck (5)
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1

What is the most common thoracic spine injury detected on radiographs?

Anterior compression fracture of the vertebral bodies

2

________ is the initial imaging for the thoracic spine with the exception of ______ patients who are evaluated by ____.

X-ray
High risk trauma
CT

3

What are 4 clinical conditions researched in the ACR for the thoracic spine?

Suspected Spine Trauma
Myelopathy
Rib fracture
Osteoporosis

4

What pathology is listed in the Diagnostic Imaging Pathway for the thoracic spine?

Thoracolumbar spine trauma

5

What are the 2 views for MRI at the thoracic spine?

Axial
Sagittal