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Spondylolysis of the Cervical Spine

  • D. Grob
  • F. Magerl

Abstract

The occurrence of cervical spondylolysis is extremely rare especially in comparison to its frequency in the lumbar spine. We found only 44 previously reported cases. In our clinic, we have seen 4 cases between 1970 and 1984.

Keywords

Lumbar Spine Cervical Spine Neck Pain Whiplash Injury Lower Cervical Spine 
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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Grob
    • 1
  • F. Magerl
    • 1
  1. 1.St. GallenSwitzerland

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