Cervical Spine Trauma in Cameroonian Judokas: Risk Factors and Prognosis in Two Cases in Yaounde

Volume 4 | Issue 1 | April 2023 – September 2023 | page: 24-27 | Muluem O.K, Bissou M, Fonkoue L, Ndongmoui N.G, Chifen U, Haman N.O, Djientcheu V.P


Authors: Muluem O.K [1], Tsiagadigui J.G [2], Fonkoue L [1], Ndongmoui N.G [2], Chifen U [1], Haman N.O [1], Djientcheu V.P [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, General Hospital, Yaounde, Cameroon.
[2] Department of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Yaounde, Cameroon.

Address of Correspondence

Dr. Muluem Olivier Kennedy,
Department of Orthopaedics, General Hospital, Yaounde, Cameroon.


Motor Cervical spine injuries during the practice of judo rarely occur. When they occur, they can be responsible for serious injuries such as fractures, dislocations and sprains. The objective of our work was to evaluate the factors favoring the occurrence of these lesions, the diagnostic approach, the emergency management and the medium-term prognosis in two Cameroonian judokas.
Keywords: Cervical spine, Injury, Judo, Risk factor, Prognosis


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How to Cite this Article: Muluem OK, Bissou M, Fonkoue L, Ndongmoui NG, Chifen U, Haman NO, Djientcheu VP | Cervical Spine Trauma in Cameroonian Judokas: Risk Factors and Prognosis in Two Cases in Yaounde| Back Bone: The Spine Journal | April 2023-September 2023; 4(1): 24-27 |

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