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Cervical spine injuries in pediatrics: are children small adults or not?

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Diagnosis of cervical spine injuries is crucial whether in children or adults. It is necessary to understand the injuries unique to the developing spine. Equally important is an insight to similarities in injury patterns between adults and children.

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Correspondence to Joseph J. Junewick.

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Dr. Junewick has indicated that he is a member of GE Healthcare’s Advisory Board and receives honoraria in this role.

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Junewick, J.J. Cervical spine injuries in pediatrics: are children small adults or not?. Pediatr Radiol 40, 493–498 (2010).

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