A 40-year-old male presents with neck pain after a high-speed head-on motor vehicle collision. You obtain cervical spine x-rays (Figure 1).
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- Kim, Kwang S., et al. “Flexion teardrop fracture of the cervical spine: radiographic characteristics.” American Journal of Roentgenology 152.2 (1989): 319-326.
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