Late Onset of Neurogenic Complications in Single Neglected Unstable L2 A4/AO Type Fracture: Two Case Reports and Review of the Literature

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To Cite : Ioannis P, Andreas B, Panagiotis K. Late Onset of Neurogenic Complications in Single Neglected Unstable L2 A4/AO Type Fracture: Two Case Reports and Review of the Literature, J Orthop Spine Trauma. 2016 ;2(2):e8060. doi: 10.17795/jost-8060.
1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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