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360° fixation with modern instrumentations of segment separation cervical spine injury in a 23-month-old.

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360° fixation with trendy instrumentations of section separation cervical backbone damage in a 23-month-old.

Acta Orthop Belg. 2016 Dec;82(four):923-929

Authors: Kovari VZ, Vajda J, Veres R

On this case report medical and technical classes together with seven years comply with up discovered from a flexion-distraction, extremely unstable cervical backbone damage inflicting a whole separation of C6-7 cervical section with tetraparesis in a 23-month-old boy, are introduced. To our information that is the one documented case in medical literature the place grownup measurement implants (cage, plate and lateral mass screw-rod system) had been utilized for cervical mixed anterior and posterior inside fixation in a baby beneath the age of two years with out implant-size associated issues. Seven years after the damage the kid attends elementary faculty, can function a wheelchair manually, and may eat and write. Computed tomography management confirmed no failure of the and fusion was later noticed within the intervertebral area of the stabilized cervical section, nevertheless adjoining section syndrome occurred with out deterioration of the affected person’s standing. The choice on the mode of realignment and fixation to be made in such a case was troublesome as a result of there isn’t a commonplace process for infants.

PMID: 29182141 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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