Vertebral nutrient vessel

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

This chap was involved in a high speed RTA and presented to A&E with neck pain. He was immobilised and found to be tender in the mid-cervical region.

CT

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Case Discussion

The limited section of the CT C-spine shows a nutrient vessel which shouldn't be confused with a fracture. 

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Case information

rID: 10232
Case created: 24th Jul 2010
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
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