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Atlanto-occipital dislocation with retroclival hematoma in a pediatric patient presenting to the emergency department.
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PMID:  21057281     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Atlanto-occipital dislocation is a rare, oftentimes fatal injury sustained from high-impact trauma. It is seen more often in children compared with adults. In the past decade, there are more pediatric survivors presenting to the emergency department for treatment. This case reviews the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of a child who survived this injury.
Rebecca Diaz; Alexander Zouros; Gail M Stewart
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric emergency care     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1535-1815     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8507560     Medline TA:  Pediatr Emerg Care     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  843-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Emergency Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA.
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