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The Cervical Adolescent Spine

  • James G. McMurtryIII
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Abstract

There are few specifically individual problems of the cervical spine that present in adolescence. Congenital problems usually present in the first decade and trauma or tumors in the older group. There is, however, an overlap of these groups, and though rarely seen by the diagnostician, one must be aware of the various possibilities.

Keywords

Spinal Cord Injury Cervical Spine Vertebral Artery Cervical Cord Odontoid Process 
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