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An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg implants outside of the uterus. The most common site is within a fallopian tube. More rarely an embryo may implant within an ovary, in the cervix, or on the abdominal wall






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Neck Injury

Alternate Names : C-Spine Injury, Neck Fracture, Neck Strain

Neck Injury | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the injury?

A neck injury can cause:

  • neck pain
  • neck stiffness
  • weakness on one or both sides of the body
  • difficulty walking
  • holding the head in an unusual position
  • feeling like "my head is going to slip off"
  • shock
  • headache
  • numbness or tingling in various parts of the body
  • loss of bladder or bowel control

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    Neck Injury: Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors

     

    Neck Injury: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: James Broomfield, MD
    Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
    Date Reviewed: 07/27/01



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