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 On plain radiographs, a decrease of 50 percent in [[vertebral body height]], an increase of [[interspinous distance]], and greater than 30 to 35 degrees of [[kyphotic deformity]] are suggestive of [[posterior ligament complex injury]]. On plain radiographs, a decrease of 50 percent in [[vertebral body height]], an increase of [[interspinous distance]], and greater than 30 to 35 degrees of [[kyphotic deformity]] are suggestive of [[posterior ligament complex injury]].
  
-Computed tomography (CT) is the most appropriate examination for assessing diastasis of facet joint, related to PLC injury+[[Computed tomography]] (CT) is the most appropriate examination for assessing diastasis of [[facet joint]], related to [[posterior ligament complex injury]]
 ((Benson DR, Burkus JK, Montesano PX, Sutherland TB, McLain RF. Unstable thoracolumbar and lumbar burst fractures treated with the AO fixateur interne. J Spinal Disord. 1992;5:335–343.)) ((Benson DR, Burkus JK, Montesano PX, Sutherland TB, McLain RF. Unstable thoracolumbar and lumbar burst fractures treated with the AO fixateur interne. J Spinal Disord. 1992;5:335–343.))
 ((McAfee PC, Yuan HA, Fredrickson BE, Lubicky JP. The value of computed tomography in thoracolumbar fractures. An analysis of one hundred consecutive cases and a new classification. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1983;65:461–473.))((Reid DC, Hu R, Davis LA, Saboe LA. The nonoperative treatment of burst fractures of the thoracolumbar junction. J Trauma. 1988;28:1188–1194.)). ((McAfee PC, Yuan HA, Fredrickson BE, Lubicky JP. The value of computed tomography in thoracolumbar fractures. An analysis of one hundred consecutive cases and a new classification. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1983;65:461–473.))((Reid DC, Hu R, Davis LA, Saboe LA. The nonoperative treatment of burst fractures of the thoracolumbar junction. J Trauma. 1988;28:1188–1194.)).
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