Non-displaced laminae and bilateral facet fractures of C6 and a spinous process fracture at C5
Hard cervical collar for 6 six weeks
Fractures healed, but patient has persistent neck pain and stiffness. He does not plan to return to dirt biking.
It's unusual to see such a delayed presentation of such a severe C-Spine injury. The bilateral facet fractures could have easily become displaced and injured the nerve roots or spinal cord.
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