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Imaging Case Review: Pathological burst fracture in the cervical spine with negative red flags: a 12-year follow-up

March 15, 2017

In 2004, a 61-year-old male presented to a chiropractic clinic complaining of neck pain after hearing a ‘crunch’ when getting out of bed that morning. The initial history intake and physical examination identified no red flags or indications for the patient’s pain, with the exception of traction being pain-provoking. Conventional radiographs were ordered, which identified

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Pathological burst fracture in the cervical spine with negative red flags: a case report

March 14, 2016

Objective: To report on a case of a pathological burst fracture in the cervical spine where typical core red flag tests failed to identify a significant lesion, and to remind chiropractors to be vigilant in the recognition of subtle signs and symptoms of disease processes. Clinical Features: A 61-year-old man presented to a chiropractic clinic

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