Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Fall from bunk-bed. Neck pain and reduced range of motion.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Male

Normal alignment. No fracture and no soft-tissue swelling.

Case Discussion

Pseudosubluaxation of the cervical spine is a normal finding in young children and should not be overcalled as abnormal.

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Case information

rID: 66900
Published: 11th Mar 2019
Last edited: 11th Mar 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: NHS Lothian

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