A severe case of high cervical spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality.


The hypermobility of the pediatric bony cervical spine allows deformation of the musculoskeletal structures beyond physiologic extremes, permitting direct trauma or ischemic injury of the spinal cord followed by spontaneous reduction of the bony spine. This predisposes to a spinal cord injury without radiological abnormality (SCIWORA) [1] . SCIWORA has… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000290250


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