Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic;
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent; Exec Prod/Writer of TNT's medical drama Monday Mornings
1222 days ago
#medmystery little more challenging. what sort of image is this and what is the problem? extra points: treatment?
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lots of different answers - this is why I don't read medical stories...could die of a misprint.
Coronal CT of C spine, Dens fracture type 3, unstable, treat with halolvest or ant screw fix
Coronal CT spine.Type II odontoid fracture. (Nonoperative) halovest 12 wks, (Op.) screw fixation.
Coronal ct cspine. Type III fracture of c2. Treatment? Neurosurg and palliative care consult
Carotid artery blockage.Resection & insert stent.
Sagittal view CT scan. Possibly a type II fracture of the dens. Hard collar immobilization.
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