Anterior cervical wedge fracture

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Background

  • Unstable if over half of vertebral height lost OR multiple adjacent wedge fractures
Fracture at C6

Vertebral fractures and dislocations types

Vertebral anatomy.

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Neck Trauma

Evaluation

  • CT scan to evaluate
  • MRI may be useful, especially if neuro symptoms, as often associated posterior ligamentous injury

Management

Disposition

See Also

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