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J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1990 Sep;72(5):901-3.

Long-term prognosis of soft-tissue injuries of the neck.

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University of Bristol, England.

Abstract

We reviewed 43 patients who had sustained soft-tissue injuries of the neck after a mean 10.8 years. Of these, only 12% had recovered completely. Residual symptoms were intrusive in 28% and severe in 12%. Pain in the neck and lower back was the commonest complaint and older patients had a worse prognosis. After two years, symptoms did not alter with further passage of time.

PMID:
2211780
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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