DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Broken screws. X-ray of broken screws in the lumbar (lower) spine of a 57 year old man. The screws were placed in the spine during a lumbar fusion operation to immobilise the lower spine. Two of the screws have since broken in two. New screws will need to be fitted.
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