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263 Possible Causes for Hyperextension of the Neck

  • Gaucher Disease Type 2

    Gaucher disease, the most common lysosomal storage disease, is sometimes complicated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The present patient was a 136-day-old Japanese boy with Gaucher disease type 2. Enzyme replacement therapy and chemical chaperone therapy were successful for the skin disorders,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypersensitivity

    […] well, even in patients without prior neck pathology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSIONS: Head hyperextension during surgical positioning is not only responsible for jeopardizing blood flow to spinal cord and brainstem but may trigger reflexes, as[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Whiplash Injury

    The person’s body is thrown forward but the head lags, resulting in hyperextension of the neck.[boneandspine.com] […] can cause a hyperextension-flexion neck injury. • Neck pain is usually due to myofascial or facet injury.[medlink.com] Whiplash was first defined in 1928 as a hyperextension followed by hyperflexion injury of the neck.[understandspinesurgery.com]

  • Fracture

    This complex cervical injury occurred due to hyperextension of the head in a rotated position.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PATIENT CONCERNS: The authors present a case of a 20-year-old male with painful limitation of motion of the neck.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient complained of neck pain that radiated to the left shoulder and arm, but he did not exhibit any neurological abnormalities.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Contusion

    The likely mechanism for the contusion was neck hyperextension during thrusting maneuvers during fiducial implantation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Teardrop Fracture of the Cervical Spine

    […] of the neck Usually involves C2 Anterior longitudinal ligament inserts on anteroinferior aspect of C2 Fracture of C2 is stable in flexion and unstable in hyperextension Clinical[learningradiology.com] A Jefferson fracture of the C1 vertebra is usually caused by axial loading of the cervical spine or hyperextension of the neck.[aafp.org] Also look carefully at Harris' ring on the lateral projection: Hangman's fracture (traumatic spondylolisthesis) Hyperextension of the neck transmits the force through to the[imageinterpretation.co.uk]

  • Hangman's Fracture

    […] of the neck.[commons.wikimedia.org] Traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis, also known as a hangman’s fracture, is caused by hyperextension of the neck.[nejm.org] Since hangings are infrequent in today's society, a more common cause of hyperextension of the neck is a head hitting the steering wheel or windshield of a car.[virtualmedstudent.com]

  • Talipes Cavus

    […] procedure transfers the EHL to the neck of the first metatarsal, with arthrodesis of the IP joint to improve the dorsiflexion of the ankle and remove the deforming force[physiotherapy-treatment.com] This procedure transfers the EHL to the neck of the first metatarsal with arthrodesis of the IP joint to improve the dorsiflexion of the ankle and remove the deforming force[slideplayer.com] In this case, the EHL has been recruited to assist in ankle dorsiflexion, which causes hyperextension at the MTP joint and hyperflexion at the interphalangeal (IP) joint.This[physiotherapy-treatment.com]

  • Stroke

    […] of the neck,” a considerably less grabby, though ultimately scarier name.[theatlantic.com] […] no — getting one’s hair washed is merely one possibility in a range of options that cause the actual medical condition properly known as “vertebral artery dissection from hyperextension[theatlantic.com]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    Traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis, also known as a hangman’s fracture, is caused by hyperextension of the neck.[emedicine.com] […] aka facet joint) spinous process transverse process Scotty dog (on oblique x-rays) – Look for pars defect nose – transverse process front leg – inferior articular process neck[orthoconsult.com] – pars interarticularis ear – superior articular process Biomechanics of soccer kick approach limb swing -hyperextension foot plant – hyperextension hip flexion, knee extension[orthoconsult.com]

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