Pediatric neck injuries. A clinical study.

  title={Pediatric neck injuries. A clinical study.},
  author={Sally A. Hill and Carol Ann Miller and Edward J. Kosnik and Wallace E. Hunt},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={60 4},
This review of pediatric neck injuries includes patients admitted to Children's Hospital of Columbus, Ohio, during the period 1969 to 1979. The 122 patients with neck injuries constituted 1.4% of the total neurosurgical admissions during this time. Forty-eight patients had cervical strains; 74 had involvement of the spinal column; and 27 had neurological deficits. The injuries reached their peak incidence during the summer months, with motor-vehicle accidents accounting for 31%, diving injuries… CONTINUE READING