Congenital abnormality as incidental finding

Case contributed by Gerry Gardner


Trauma call after fall from horse. Pain in C-spine and LOC

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Female

Cross table cervical spine x-ray


CT cervical spine

Case Discussion

This patient had trauma to her neck and plain films showed unusual appearances to the posterior elements of C3-5. A CT was carried out and multiple congenital abnormalities were noted.

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Case information

rID: 15243
Published: 4th Oct 2011
Last edited: 28th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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