Spinal cord infarction after solitary rib fracture

Mauricio Castillo, David A. Carrier, J. Keith Smith

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This article presents two cases of spinal cord ischemia and infarction following traumatic injury to the ribs and resulting in severe neurologic deficits. The mechanism of injury and diagnostic methods are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-108
Number of pages4
JournalEmergency Radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1995


  • Spinal cord blood supply
  • Spinal cord infarction
  • Spinal cord MR
  • Spine injuries

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Emergency Medicine


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