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Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 May;27(5):705-17. doi: 10.1007/s00381-010-1342-4. Epub 2010 Nov 21.

Pediatric cervical spine injuries: a comprehensive review.

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Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION:

Cervical spine injuries can be life-altering issues in the pediatric population. The aim of the present paper was to review this literature.

CONCLUSIONS:

A comprehensive knowledge of the special anatomy and biomechanics of the spine of children is essential in diagnosis and treating issues related to spine injuries.

PMID:
21104185
DOI:
10.1007/s00381-010-1342-4
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