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Review Article

Management of Acute Spinal Fractures in Ankylosing Spondylitis

Figure 2

(a) Lateral C-spine X-ray providing an incomplete evaluation of the cervicothoracic junction and failing to delineate the fracture due to high-riding shoulders and kyphotic deformity. (b) Sagittal reconstruction of the computed tomographic scan of a 75-year-old male with a displaced extension-type fracture through the subaxial cervical spine. (c) Sagittal magnetic resonance image of the same patient demonstrating compression and edema of the spinal cord due to the displaced fracture.

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