Imaging of the Cervical Spine > Quiz


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Question 1: The indications for getting a cervical spine series include all of the following except:

Patient is intoxicated
Patient reports midline neck pain and tenderness on palpation.
Patient has neurologic signs and symptoms.
Trauma


Question 2: Visualization of C7-T1 can often be enhanced by:

Swimmer's view.
Flexion of neck.
Extension of neck.
Odontoid view.


Question 3: Which one of the following line is not part of the parallel lines alignment evaluation:

Anterior vertebral line.
Posterior vertebral line.
Spinolaminar line.
Facet line.
Posterior spinous line.


Question 4: After seeing this lateral view, the radiologist obtains a CT. This is a:



Hangman's fracture.
Jefferson fracture.
Odontoid fracture.
Teardrop fracture.


Question 5: This 15 year old boy dove into a shallow pool head first and complained of neck pain. The lateral view shows a:



Hangman's fracture.
Jefferson fracture.
Odontoid fracture.
Teardrop fracture.


Question 6: This patient arrived at the ED after a MVA. This lateral view reveals a:



Hangman's fracture.
Jefferson fracture.
Odontoid fracture.
Teardrop fracture.


Question 7: This lateral view shows a:



Hangman's fracture.
Jefferson fracture.
Odontoid fracture.
Teardrop fracture.


Question 8: This lateral view shows a:



Hangman's fracture
Odontoid fracture.
Bilateral facet dislocation.
Unilateral facet dislocation.


Question 9: Clay Shoveler's fracture is caused by:

Hyperflexion.
Hyperextension.
Axial compression.
Lateral rotation.


Question 10: Jefferson fracture is treated by:

Halo immobilization for 12 weeks.
Halo immobilization for 6 weeks.
Philadelphia collar for 6 weeks.
Immediate surgical fusion.


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