cervical fracture


cervical fracture
a fracture of a vertebra in the neck (see cervical vertebrae). Cervical fractures range from minor, requiring no treatment, to those associated with paralysis and instant death. Treatment can be support with a collar, skull traction, an orthosis attached to the skull, or surgery, depending on the severity of the fracture.

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