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Pathological fracture of a lumbar vertebra caused by rheumatoid arthritis--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10093810     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with collapse of the L3 lumbar vertebra for which surgery was performed. The pathogenesis of lumbar lesions affected by RA is discussed and the literature reviewed.
T Nakase; K Fujiwara; J Kohno; H Owaki; T Tomita; K Yonenobu; T Ochi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International orthopaedics     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0341-2695     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Orthop     Publication Date:  1998  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-13     Completed Date:  1999-05-13     Revised Date:  2013-04-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705431     Medline TA:  Int Orthop     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  397-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / complications*
Fractures, Spontaneous / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Lumbar Vertebrae / injuries*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Spinal Fractures / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Spinal Fusion
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome

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