Reminder of important clinical lesson
Traumatic cervical spinal cord injury with “negative” cervical spine CT scan
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    Cervical spine trauma can be underestimated by CT/MRI scans.

    In this interesting article, I'd like to submit the hypothesis that deformations of the spine during the few msec of trauma can be temporary (e.g. temporary disc bulging) and not picked up by CT/MRI scans after injury.

    We conducted a laboratory study which lent support to this idea.


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