Seat Belt Fracture

A horizontal fracture through the spinous process of the vertebrae with little or no compression of the vertebral body. Horizontal fractures of the posterior elements may be associated with a horizontal fracture through the vertebral body, or with disruption of the ligaments and intervertebral discs without fracture
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