Fractures and dislocations of the cervical spine in children.

@article{Sherk1976FracturesAD,
  title={Fractures and dislocations of the cervical spine in children.},
  author={Henry H Sherk and Lawrence Schut and Joseph M. Lane},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  year={1976},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={593-604}
}
Correct diagnosis of fractures and dislocations of the cervical spine in children requires an awareness of the pseudosubluxation and other normal variants noted in x-ray films of patients in this age group. Fractures of the odontoid process occur frequently and almost always can be treated by closed reduction and external fixation until union occurs… CONTINUE READING