Monday, January 14, 2013

Vertebral Artery Transection

The unfortunate consequence of a rapid acceleration-deceleration injury. Sagittal image shows dissociation of the cervical spine at C6-C7. Coronal reformatted image from the CTA demonstrates loss of the right vertebral artery from it's origin to the level of C5 with presumable retrograde filling of its distal portion via collaterals. 

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