Teardrop Fractures

These are primarily hyperflexion injuries in which a small piece of bone is avulsed off of the anterior inferior portion of the vertebral body. These are readily recognized using plain radiography. Patients usually present with a neurological deficit. This is an unstable type of injury, since not only the anterior column but also the posterior ligamentous structures are affected. Treatment with a halo vest is a reasonable option; however, an anterior decompression and plating, along with a posterior procedure, might be necessary to provide optimal stabilization.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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