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    2012

Traumatic hyoid bone fracture - a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Porr2012TraumaticHB,
  title={Traumatic hyoid bone fracture - a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Jason Porr and Michelle A. Laframboise and M. B.Sharif Kazemi},
  journal={The Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={
          269-74
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To present a case of traumatic hyoid bone fracture and a review of the literature RATIONALE Traumatic hyoid bone fractures are rare, however with the increasing popularity of martial arts the incidence of traumatic hyoid bone fracture may increase in prevalence. CLINICAL FEATURES A thirteen year old taekwondo athlete collapsed after receiving a kick to the anterior neck. Following first aid emergency care the athlete reported pain with speaking and swallowing and was suffering… CONTINUE READING
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