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Injury to the spinal cord without radiological abnormality (SCIWORA) in adults.

by P Kothari, B Freeman, M Grevitt, R Kerslake
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume ()

Abstract

Injury to the spinal cord without radiological abnormality often occurs in the skeletally immature cervical and thoracic spine. We describe four adult patients with this diagnosis involving the cervical spine with resultant quadriparesis. The relevant literature is reviewed. The implications for initial management of the injury, the role of MRI and the need for a high index of suspicion are highlighted.

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