Imaging of cervicothoracic junction trauma

Rathachai Kaewlai, Wongwaisayawan, Suwannanon
2013 Reports in Medical Imaging  
Cervicothoracic junction trauma is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in trauma patients. Imaging has played an important role in identifying injuries and guiding appropriate, timely therapy. Computed tomography is currently a method of choice for diagnosing cervicothoracic junction trauma, in which the pattern of injuries often suggests possible mechanisms and potential injuries. In this article, the authors describe and illustrate common and uncommon injuries that can occur in the
more » ... t can occur in the cervicothoracic junction.
doi:10.2147/rmi.s28865 fatcat:bb2hey6hovfklp542uupfnu7ii