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Revista de la Asociación Argentina de Ortopedia y Traumatología

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RICCIARDI, Daniel O; RICCIARDI, Guillermo A; GARFINKEL, Ignacio G  and  CARRIOLI, Gabriel G. Fractura del gaucho: Mecanismo inusual de fracturas lumbares bajas de tipo estallido. Rev. Asoc. Argent. Ortop. Traumatol. [online]. 2019, vol.84, n.4, pp.406-419. ISSN 1852-7434.

We discuss two cases of lumbar burst fractures at the fourth lumbar spine vertebra (L4), in patients engaging in a type of horseriding activity known as jineteada gaucha, in which the horse falls on its back, holding the rider against the ground.

Keywords : Vertebral fractures; Lumbar spine; Horse riders; Gaucho.

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