Title

Imaging of Spine Fractures With Emphasis on the Craniocervical Junction

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Radiology

Publication Date

2018-08-01

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Musculoskeletal Diseases | Musculoskeletal System | Radiology

Abstract

Spinal cord injury often times is a catastrophic result of trauma. Delay in diagnosis may result in increased morbidity and mortality. Cross-sectional imaging is now increasingly used as a first-line diagnostic modality in the setting of trauma for recognition of spine fractures and ligamentous injuries that might be missed on routine radiographs. The learning objectives of this article are to review the anatomy of the spine and understand the mechanisms of injury in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral column by applying easy and reproducible classification systems to guide clinical management.

DOI of Published Version

10.1053/j.sult.2018.04.003

Source

Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2018 Aug;39(4):324-335. doi: 10.1053/j.sult.2018.04.003. Epub 2018 Apr 16. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

30070225

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