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Is the lower left back of the head, the area where the neck meets the skull, especially susceptible to trauma?

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Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Depends

The area that you describe is not inherently more susceptible to trauma other than the fact that this is the area that takes the impact most of the time when someone falls back wards.
The c1-2 region which is the top of the cervical spine is more prone to fracture in the elderly patients partly because of osteoporisis.

In brief: Depends

The area that you describe is not inherently more susceptible to trauma other than the fact that this is the area that takes the impact most of the time when someone falls back wards.
The c1-2 region which is the top of the cervical spine is more prone to fracture in the elderly patients partly because of osteoporisis.
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