flexion-extension injury

flex·ion-ex·ten·sion in·ju·ry

forceful sequential application of a forward and backward movement of the unsupported head that may produce an injury to the cervical spine or the brain.
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flex·ion-ex·ten·sion in·ju·ry

(flek'shŭn-eks-ten'shŭn in'jŭr-ē)
Forceful application of a forward and backward movement of the unsupported head that may produce an injury to the cervical spine or the brain.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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