Abstract #11 Table 1

Patients with clinically significant injuries

Age/SexMOIMRI FindingDispositionC-Spine Management and Neurosurgical Follow-up
16F Person-Person
Collision
Mild C3-4 interspinous ligament strain Discharge Hard collar, cleared at f/u
8M Fall from height Nuchal ligament strain Discharge Hard collar, cleared at f/u
11M MVA ‘Could reflect’ C5-6 annular tear vs small disc herniation with minimal central canal stenosis. Discharge Hard collar, no-showed f/u
9M Fall from height ‘Suggestive of a’ right alar ligament injury Discharge Hard collar, cleared at f/u
11F MVA C1-2 Interspinous ligament injury Discharge Hard collar, not cleared at 2-week f/u
17F MVA ‘Suggestive of’ C1-2 and C2-3
interspinous ligament injuries
Discharge Hard collar, no-showed f/u
9F Fall from height ‘Possibly’ a minimal left alar ligament injury Discharge Hard collar, cleared at f/u
16F Fall from standing C5-C6, C6-C7 interspinous ligament injuries Discharge Hard collar, no-showed f/u
15F MVA Compression fracture at C7,
Ligamentum flavum injury at
C6-C7 and C7-T1, interspinous ligament injury
Discharge Hard collar, not cleared at 1 week f/u
12F Pedestrian struck ‘Perhaps’ C5-6 minimal annular tear Discharge Hard collar, not cleared at 1-week f/u
12F Pedestrian struck ‘Possible’ apical ligament injury Admit
Med/Surg
Admit for knee injury. Hard collar, not cleared at 3-week f/u
16F MVA ‘Could reflect small’ alar ligament injury and/or cruciform ligament injury Admit
Med/Surg
Admit for MRI. Hard collar, not cleared at 6-week f/u
16M Assault Small C3-C4 through C5-C6
annular fissures. ‘Possible’ apical ligament injury.
Admit
PICU
Admit for SDH. Hard collar, not cleared at 4-week f/u
12F Fall from height C1-C2 interspinous ligament injury Discharge Hard collar, not cleared at 1-week f/u
13M Pedestrian struck C1-C2 and C2-C3 interspinous ligament injury Discharge Hard collar, not cleared at 2-week f/u
13M Fall from height C4-C6 interspinous ligament injuries Discharge Hard collar, no-showed f/u
16M MVA C2-C3 and C3-C4 ligamentous injury Admit
Med/Surg
Admit for MRI. Hard collar, not cleared at 2-week f/u
  • MOI, Mechanism of Injury; MVA, Motor Vehicle Accident; f/u, Follow-up