Minerva cast


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Minerva cast

A body cast that extends from the top of the head to the iliac crests, leaving the facial features exposed, but supporting the chin and neck. It is used to treat odontoid fractures in children.
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Minerva,

Roman goddess of warfare and memory.
Minerva cast
Minerva collar
Minerva jacket - plaster cast made for stabilization of the vertebra.