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Fall one month back
This is a consult for my grandmother aged 91. She had a fall in the bathroom one month back and now has back pain and is unable to walk. We have got an x ray and need it to be reviewed
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Elderly people have very fragile bones, and prone to get fracture after a fall. It is advisable to get her x-ray done for spine and hips, if these are the painful areas
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Xray needs to be seen, both LS Spine as well as Hip
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Hi, please provide X-ray if you can. It is common for this age group patients to have osteoporosis and have a wedge compression fracture in vertebrae. Dr M Vashishtha FRCS www.dr-mv.com
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