MRI study of post-traumatic incompetence of posterior ligamentous complex: importance of the supraspinous ligament. Prospective study of 74 traumatic fractures
European Spine Journal, 06/26/2012
Pizones J et al. – Following Posterior ligamentous complex (PLC) rupture sequence, interspinous ligaments edema with facet distraction seems not to be enough to define a posterior tension band incompetence. It is the further step of supraspinous ligaments rupture what gives the key to PLC incompetence.