C spine

C spine

Cervical spine, see there.
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Fig 1 represented the distribution of anatomical locations of C Spine fractures.
Although Jamal BT et al, claimed that fall was the most frequent cause of C-spine injury with facial fractures and C spine level 2 fractures remained the most common fracture with facial fractures accounting for 45.5% of the injuries.5 Hackl et al studied 4,907 patients with cervical spine injury and observed that 2.1% of them had suffered a concomitant facial injury.6
The prevalence of C spine injuries in facial trauma patients was reported to be less than 10% of all cases, with an average of 3% to 4%.6,13,14 As Robertson et al reported, cervical spine injuries are frequent in car accidents than in motor bike accidents, which are commonly related with thoracic or lumbar spine injuries.15 Babcock stated that the stresses requisite to fracture the cervical spine emerge to be directed towards the upper third of the face.16 Lalani Z et al, and Peled M et al depicted a distinctive cervical spine injury model in association with the maxillofacial fracture area.