Top 10 Clinical Trends for December 2014

Ryan Syrek

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December 18, 2014

#1 Clinical Trend: Vertebral Artery Dissection

Australian cricket player Philip Hughes was killed when hit by a ball that compressed the vertebral artery on the side of his neck. The doctors who examined Hughes were able to identify only one previous case in the literature where a cricket ball caused such an injury.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Vertebral Artery Dissection.

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