oa South African Medical Journal - Vertex impact and cervical dislocation in rugby players
|Article Title||Vertex impact and cervical dislocation in rugby players|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Conradie Hospital, Pinelands, CP|
|Publication Date||Feb 1981|
|Pages||227 - 228|
|Keyword(s)||Case report, Cervical dislocation, Mechanism of injury, Orthopaedics, Rugby, Sport medicine and Vertex impact|
Cervical vertebral dislocation occasionally occurs as a result of vertex impact. The injury has been noted in rugby players after unsuccessful tackles.
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