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06-JULY-2009 SHOORUQ NIDAL SHUKRY 17 YEARS BURST
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The patient was transferred
15-July-2009 after suffering RTA 5 days ago with
fracture of the left both bones of the upper
limbs and burst fracture of C7.
showing the burst
fracture of C7, so also
the cervical X-ray.
On examination: the in rigid
collar and she was neurologically free.
With slight extension Hallo
traction was applied 10 kg and exposure of C6-7
and D1 was performed anteriorly. Discectomy C6-7
was performed to check the posterior elements of
the upper edge of the C7 body The dura was seen
and the posterior alignments were acceptable.
Using a distractor C6 was distracted form D1
maximally. The traction was increase to 18 Kg.
Check imageintensifier showed good reduction of
the body of C7. The cervical miniplate was
kept with its default curve, to boost the
reduction after fixation. Fusion of C6-7 and D1
was performed. Routine closure of the wound.
The patient was discharged
the next day.
Pre and postoperative views
The patient has burst
fracture of C7 with intact spinal cord function
and relatively acceptable boundaries of the
spinal cord canal, for what corporectomy was not
necessary during surgery.
During open reduction,
the bony elements
anatomy and fixation
done with maximal
traction applied to the
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