Congenital craniocervical anomalies pose a vulnerability to spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality (SCIWORA)


Though the incidence of cervical spine injuries in the pediatric population is relatively low at 1.2% of trauma patients, these injuries are often associated with severe neurologic deficits [1]. Upper cervical spine injuries are more common in children less than 11 years old [1–3]. This may be explained by the unique biomechanics of the pediatric cervical… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10140-011-0936-9


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