Diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging in whiplash injury

Y. Fujimura, Morio Matsumoto

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This study was designed to investigate the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the cervical spine in acute whiplash injury. The subjects were 506 patients with acute whiplash injury, with 497 asymptomatic volunteers as a control group. No difference in the occurrence of signs of disc degeneration or cord compression were observed between the whiplash injury and control groups. The correlation between the appearance of these signs and the subject's age was, however, significant. In addition, ligament injuries were found in only 0.8% of the patients. We conclude that the diagnostic value of MRI in acute whiplash injury is limited.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)177-180
ページ数4
ジャーナルInternational Medical Journal
4
発行部数3
出版物ステータスPublished - 1997

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Whiplash Injuries
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
Control Groups
Ligaments
Volunteers
Spine
Wounds and Injuries

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Diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging in whiplash injury. / Fujimura, Y.; Matsumoto, Morio.

:: International Medical Journal, 巻 4, 番号 3, 1997, p. 177-180.

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