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Non-union (type II) odontoid fracture: A case report of a motor vehicle accident

A case report is presented of a young man injured in a motor vehicle accident who subsequently suffered neck and shoulder pain with no radiation. The pain, aggravated by motion and relieved by neck massage, had persisted for five months. Investigation by plain film radiographs, prior to treatment suggested an odontoid fracture. Tomographic radiographs revealed

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Primary benign bone tumors in chiropractic practice and the importance of x-ray diagnosis: A report of two cases

Two cases of primary benign bone tumors were diagnosed radiographically in a chiropractic practice. Although primary osseous tumors are somewhat uncommon, their potential presence emphasizes the importance of x-ray diagnosis as an essential adjunct to chiropractic practice. This procedure may preclude underlying lesions before considering treatment of seemingly uncomplicated injuries. Two such cases are presented:

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Metastases to the cervical spine: a report of a case

Metastases to the spine are a rare, but devastating cause for back pain. For these two reasons clinicians must be constantly aware of this possibility. A careful history, physical, laboratory, and radiographic examination are essential in suspected cases of metastases. (JCCA 1987; 31(1):17-20) Key Words: spinal metastases neck pain, diagnosis, chiropractic, manipulation Les métastases de

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Neurofibromatosis clinical presentations: a report of 2 cases

Neurofibromatosis (NFT) is an autosomal dominant disorder. Several distinctive clinical features may be discovered in the presence of the disease, including ‘cafe au lait’ spots, cutaneous neurofibromas, axillary freckling, Lisch nodules, and a positive familial history. Chiropractic management of this condition should include early recognition, appropriate supportive referral and symptomatic treatment of accompanying biomechanical dysfunctions.

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