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Cervical spinal cord compression in a patient with Trisomy 21

  • Michale OkEmail author
  • Usha Nagaraj
  • Mohamed Mahmoud
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Competing interests

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

Funding sources

Departmental salary; no external sources.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Anesthesia and Radiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical CenterUniversity of Cincinnati School of MedicineCincinnatiUSA

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