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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 870580, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/870580
Case Report

Expanding Prevertebral Soft Tissue Swelling Subsequent to a Motor Vehicle Collision

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th Street, P.O. Box 1000186, Gainesville, FL 32610-0186, USA

Received 23 April 2014; Accepted 17 June 2014; Published 26 June 2014

Academic Editor: Kazuhito Imanaka

Copyright © 2014 Matthew F. Ryan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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