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SET T0013 - Emergency Department

CASE 1

HISTORY

Rugby injury. Neck pain.

QUESTION

  1. Normal or abnormal?
  2. Which two positions / areas in the cervical spine are most frequently the site of a fracture?
  3. Which views in a cervical spine series are the most useful in terms of demonstrating an injury / an abnormality?

ANSWER

CASE 2

HISTORY

Road traffic accident (RTA). Severe neck pain.

 

QUESTION

Is the C1/C2 articulation normal?

Are the C1 and C2 vertebrae normal?

ANSWER

CASE 3

HISTORY

Fell down the stairs. Severe neck pain.

 

QUESTION

Is this open mouth peg view normal?

ANSWER

CASE 4

HISTORY

Assaulted in the street by a gang of thugs. Multiple bruises, multiple rib fractures, and severe neck pain.

QUESTION

Is this AP open mouth peg view normal?

ANSWER