The Temporal Development of Fatty Infiltrates in the Neck Muscles Following Whiplash Injury: An Association with Pain and Posttraumatic Stress

@inproceedings{Elliott2011TheTD,
  title={The Temporal Development of Fatty Infiltrates in the Neck Muscles Following Whiplash Injury: An Association with Pain and Posttraumatic Stress},
  author={James Elliott and Ashley Pedler and Justin A Kenardy and Graham G Galloway and Gwendolen Anne Jull and Michele Sterling},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Radiological findings associated with poor recovery following whiplash injury remain elusive. Muscle fatty infiltrates (MFI) in the cervical extensors on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with chronic pain have been observed. Their association with specific aspects of pain and psychological factors have yet to be explored longitudinally. MATERIALS AND FINDINGS 44 subjects with whiplash injury were enrolled at 4 weeks post-injury and classified at 6 months using scores on… CONTINUE READING
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