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Which of the following regarding cervical whiplash injury is wrong (AIIMS May 2011)
|A||Usually occurs when the neck is suddenly jerked into hyperextension.|
|B||It is likely that the anterior longitudinal ligament is strained or torn and discs may be damaged.|
|C||Complaints may be pain and stiffness which may be quite intractable and take up to a year to resolve.|
|D||Usually occurs when the neck is suddenly compressed as a load failing on the head.|
Usually occurs when the neck is suddenly compressed as a load failing on the head
Usually this follows a rear end collision. The body is thrown forward and the head jerked backward.