Trauma of the Axial Skeleton
Diagnostic imaging of spinal trauma has been revolutionized as findings obscured in the shadows of radiography have been brought to light by computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). CT illuminates much that was previously unseen and still more that was unsuspected. The cumulative impact of advances in imaging on the initial diagnosis and subsequent treatment of patients with spinal cord injury has been enormous.
KeywordsVertebral Body Spinal Injury Burst Fracture Posterior Column Neural Arch
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