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An Easily-Missed Case of Severely Injured Cervical Dislocation

A 41-year-old man presented with neck soreness and limbs weakness after a fall from 6 meters height when he was climbing tree for collecting the nectar and turned it into honey. He was brought to our emergency department for help. He had no initial loss of consciousness, vomiting and nausea. His Glasgow coma scale was also full but his muscle power of all limbs was 2 degree. Neck collar was placed immediately. He had the past history of panic disorder. The results of laboratory examinations were normal except elevated myoglobin, creatinine, and potassium.

Author(s): Tzu-Liang Hsu and Chien-Ming Chao

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