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unstable cervical spine fractures CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/01088.html

Description: FLEXION:
* bilateral interfacetal dislocation
* flexion teardrop fracture (usually C5 or C6)
EXTENSION:
* extension teardrop fracture (usually C2 or C3)
* hangman's fracture
* extension-dislocation
* extension-fracture-dislocation
* odontoid fracture
VERTICAL COMPRESSION:
* Jefferson burst fracture

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Brian Funaki MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Tue Aug 04 2009