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Chapter 10 

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Bruce Lehnert

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199393947.003.0010
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date: 02 April 2020

This chapter describes a case of hyperflexion injury in a patient with acute quadriplegia post-motor vehicle crash. Hyperflexion can result in a spectrum of spine injuries. The key imaging features of this spectrum of injuries on radiographs, CT, and MRI are detailed. A brief discussion is also made of management options. Key learning points are highlighted.

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