Lumbar Compression Fracture Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 12, 2018
  • Author: Andrew L Sherman, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

These include the following:

  • Spinal malignancy resulting in fracture

  • Renal failure

  • Hemangioma of vertebral body

  • Osteomyelitis

  • Pott disease

Differential Diagnoses