Cervical spine injuries in patients with facial fractures: a 1-year prospective study.
Int.J Oral Maxillofac.Surg.
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A total of 582 consecutive patients with facial fractures were investigated prospectively for evidence of a concomitant cervical spine injury. Of them, 1.04% (6) were found to have a cervical spine injury, all having occurred in road traffic accidents. Only two of the injuries were diagnosable on standard, three-view, plain cervical spine radiographs. Four were diagnosable from computerized tomography scan, while the remaining two required stress views under radiographic screening for definitive diagnosis
|Title:||Cervical spine injuries in patients with facial fractures: a 1-year prospective study|
|Additional information:||DA - 19950720IS - 0901-5027 (Print)LA - engPT - Journal ArticleSB - DSB - IM|
|Keywords:||Accidents, Traffic, Athletic Injuries, Cervical Vertebrae, complications, diagnosis, Humans, injuries, Ireland, Mandibular Fractures, Prospective Studies, Spinal Injuries, surgery, Tomography, X-Ray Computed, Violence, Zygomatic Fractures|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
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