Atlantoaxial Dislocation in a Child Secondary to a Displaced Chondrum Terminale
- A child with C3 anterior dislocation-fracture accompanying Hornerâ€™s syndrome. Watanabe, Hideaki; Kikkawa, Ichiro; Nakama, Sueo; Hoshino, Yuichi // European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology;Sep2007, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p471
Injury of the cervical vertebrae in children is very rare, and few cases of dislocation-fracture in the cervical vertebrae below C3 have been reported. We experienced a child case who had a very rare C3/4 flexion-distraction type spinal injury accompanying C5 level spinal cord injury and...
- Expert's comment concerning Grand Rounds case entitled 'Cervical spine injury in the young child' (Navin Nashiel Ramrattan, F. Cumhur Ã–ner, Bronek M. Boszczyk, RenÃ© M. Castelein, Paul F. Heini). Brockmeyer, Douglas // European Spine Journal;Nov2012, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p2212
A review of the article "Cervical spine injury in the young child," by Navin Nashiel Ramrattan and colleagues, is presented.
- EVALUATION OF CHILDREN WITH SUSPECTED CERVICAL SPINE INJURY. Dormans, John P. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jan2002, Vol. 84-A Issue 1, p124
Examines cervical spine injuries in infants and children. Possible reasons for the occurrence of these injuries; Anatomic and developmental features that are unique to children and infants; Physiological differences between the cervical spine of children and adults; Importance of magnetic...
- The Development and Evaluation of the Subaxial Injury Classification Scoring System for Cervical Spine Trauma. Whang, Peter G.; Patel, Alpesh A.; Vaccaro, Alexander R. // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Mar2011, Vol. 469 Issue 3, p723
Background: Fractures and dislocations of the subaxial cervical spine may give rise to devastating consequences. Previous algorithms for describing cervical trauma largely depend on retrospective reconstructions of injury mechanism and utilize nonspecific terminology which thus diminish their...
- Discontinuation of cervical spine immobilisation in unconscious patients with trauma in... Gupta, K.J.; Clancy, M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/07/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7095, p1652
Studies how the cervical spine is assessed before discontinuation of cervical spine immobilization in unconscious trauma patients in intensive care units. Clinical and radiological basis of decision to stop cervical spine immobilization; Inconsistencies in assessment of cervical spine...
- Cervical spine and brachial plexus injuries. Torg, Joseph S.; Ramsey-Emrhein, Julie A. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jul97, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p60
Focuses on cervical spine and brachial plexus injuries in athletes. Discussion on the risk of cervical spine and brachial plexus injuries; Information on the injuries associated with cervical spine; Recommendations for patients who undergo spine fusion.
- Minimizing cervical spine injuries. Prinsen, RKE; DG Syrotuik // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jan96, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p8
Presents information from a study which reviewed the position of adjacent cervical vertebrae before, during and after helmet removal and cervical collar application. Who participants in study included; Methods; Conclusions; Instances which called for helmet removal.
- Fracture of the first cervical vertebra in a high school football player: A case report. Trupiano, Tim P.; Sampson, Michelle L. // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Apr-June97, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p159
Presents a case report of a 17-year old high school football player with a fracture of the first cervical vertebra. How the player was treated for the injury; How injuries of this kind occur.
- Cervical spine motion in football players during three airway exposure techniques. Ray, R.R.; Luchies, C. // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Apr-Jun97 Supplement, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pS49
Focuses on the treatments used for persons with cervical spine injuries, focusing on football players. Reasons for the helmet and why the helmet should not be taken off before patient is diagnosed; Information on a study conducted.