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Sacral Fracture S32.10XA 805.6

ICD-9 Classification / Treatment
Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis
Anatomy Complications
Clinical Evaluation Follow-up Care
Xray / Diagnositc Tests Review References


Sacral Fracture ICD-10

Sacral Fracture ICD-9

  • 805.6 Fracture of vertebral column without spinal cord injury: sacrum and coccyx, closed
  • 805.7 Fracture of vertebral column without spinal cord injury: sacrum and coccyx, open


Sacral Fracture Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History


Sacral Fracture Anatomy


Sacral Fracture Clinical Evaluation


Sacral Fracture Xray / Diagnositc Tests


Sacral Fracture Classification / Treatment

  • Denis,Classication (Denis F,  CORR 1988;227:67)
  • Zone 1-Ala region, lateral to the foraminal line, associated with partial damage to the 5th lumbar root (5.9%).
  • Zone 2-Sacral foramina region, outside of the sacral canal; associated with sciatica (28.4%) but rarely bladder dysfunction.
  • Zone 3-Central sacral canal (AKA: Transverse Fx); associated with saddle anesthesia and loss of sphincter tone; neurologic damage (56.7%) and involvement of bowel, bladder, and sexual dysfunction (76.1%).

Sacral Fracture Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis


Sacral Fracture Complications

Sacral Fracture Follow-up Care


Sacral Fracture Review References





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