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July 8, 1974

Cervical Spinal Cord Injury During Skeletal Traction

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurosciences, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo.

JAMA. 1974;229(2):181-183. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230400043030

Two elderly men with cervical spondylosis and cervical fractures were placed in skeletal traction. Thereafter, both had roentgenographic evidence of distraction with spinal cord injury.

(JAMA 229:181-183, 1974)