Delayed diagnosis of pediatric cervical spine injury

J. B. Orenstein, B. L. Klein, D. W. Ochsenschlager

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We report on nine patients in whom there were delays in establishing a diagnosis of cervical spine injury and discuss the causes that contributed to the delays, their clinical significance, and whether or not asymptomatic injury occurs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1185-1188
Number of pages4
Issue number6 SUPPL.
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • cervical spine injury
  • neck trauma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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