The cervical spine

Amit K. Agarwal, Shyamsunder Sabat

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations


Post-traumatic injury of the cervical spine is initially evaluated with radiographs. A careful, systematic review of the images is critically important. Additional bony imaging is accomplished with cervical CT scan. The soft tissues of the spinal canal, including the spinal cord, are best imaged with MRI.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRadiology Fundamentals: Introduction to Imaging & Technology
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783030221737
ISBN (Print)9783030221720
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020


  • Anterior vertebral line
  • Atlanto-axial space
  • MRI
  • Posterior spinous line
  • Posterior vertebral line
  • Prevertebral soft tissues
  • Spino-laminar line

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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