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Fatal subarachnoid hemorrhage associated with internal carotid artery dissection resulting from whiplash trauma

Uhrenholt, Lars; Freeman, Michael D.; Pedersen, Michael; Webb, Alexandra; Boel, Lene Warner Thorup


Spinal injury following inertial loading of the head and neck (whiplash) is a common sequel of low speed traffic crashes. A variety of non-musculoskeletal injuries have been described in association with injury to the spine following whiplash trauma, including traumatic brain injury, vestibular derangement, and cranial nerve injury, among others. Vascular injuries in the head and neck have, however, only rarely been described. We present the case of a middle-aged male who sustained an...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology
DOI: 10.1007/s12024-015-9715-3


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