Impact on d4 spinous fracture and its rapid recovery by surgery of posterior stabilization: Case report
P Thenmozhi, Vignesh
Background: RTA D4 spinous fracture is a rare case, it can be full understood and its usually due to trauma in the spinal cord or nerve injury, also known as unstable fracture. This may cause spinal cord damage and leads to temporary or permanent paralysis.
Case presentation: A 26yrs old men presented with backache, sustained injury to the spine, loss of consciousness, lower limb weakness due to road traffic accident in 2 Wheeler 07|04|2019. So Saveetha medical hospital diagnosed him with D4 spines process fracture and got hospitalized 5 Weeks and receiving the symptomatic treatment [Medical] and on strict bed rest not willing to want surgical treatment, such as colostomy. GCS is 3t/15 E1M1V1. Around 40 days the patient presented with same condition similar symptoms and required treatment.
Conclusion: D4 spinous fracture treated with back brace and traction apply for minor or stable fracture. Unstable fracture treated posterior stabilization with screws, rods, wires, or cages are used to reconnect bone pieces.