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  • Cervical spine injuries in children [Cocuklarda servikal omurga yaralanmaları] 

    Authors:Hamzaoǧlu, Azmi; Mirzanli, Cüneyt
    Publisher and Date:(2004)
    Cervical spine injuries in children and adolescents are rare. Common mechanisms include motor vehicle accidents sports injuries fall from height and gunshot injuries. Cervical spine injuries are classified by Allen and Ferguson according to the period they occur as infantile early juvenile and late juvenile. Anatomically two main types are defined as occipitoatlantal (upper cervical) and subaxial injuries. The purpose of this paper is to review cervical spine injuries in children and adolescents ...