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better maintain reduction. If, once the reduction has taken place, there is no further displacement, then placement of the halo is once again indicated.

The transverse fracture of the atlas occurs as a result of hyperextension, which results in an avulsion fracture. The superior oblique portion of the longus colli muscle inserts on the inferior portion of the anterior tubercle of the atlas. In this kind of hyperextension injury, there is an avulsion by the superior oblique portion of the longus colli and the anterior longitudinal ligament. As an isolated injury, this is stable and expected to heal with collar immobilization. Due to the small incidence of these fractures, long-term follow-up and results are currently not available.

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Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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