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Table 1 Spinal level with traumatic vertebral body bruises (VBB) and fractures. The VBBs combined with the fractures of multiple spinal levels are underlined

From: The progression of the vertebral body bruise associated with a spinal fracture

Spinal level of VBB Number Percentage Spinal level of fractures
C2 1 2.8% C7
C4 1 2.8% C5
C5 2 5.6% C7 / T2, T3, T4
C6 3 8.3% C5 / C7 / T2, T3, T4
C7 3 8.3% T1 / T2, T3 / T2, T3, T4
T1 2 5.6% T12 / T4, T7, T10, T11
T2 2 5.6% T3, T4 / C4, T4, T7, T10, T11
T3 2 5.6% T2 / T12, L1, L4
T4 1 2.8% L2
T5 1 2.8% T10, T12
T6 1 2.8% T12, L4
T7 4 11.1% C4 / T11 / T2 / T4, T10, T11
T8 2 5.6% T11 / T12
T9 2 5.6% T12 / T10, T12
T10 3 8.3% T11 / T12 / T12
T12 2 5.6% T11 / T10, L5
L3 2 5.6% L2 / T10, T12
L4 1 2.8% L1
L5 1 2.8% T12, L2