SCIWORA


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SCIWORA

Spinal cord injury without radiologic abnormality Neurosurgery Serious spinal cord damage and disruption of tracts without a Fx, an event that is most common in children Mechanisms Flexion, hyperextension, longitudinal distraction and ischemia causing complete severe partial cord lesions Management Regional stabilization, exploration
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