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Dr. Richard Lee performs unique cervical spine surgery to treat patient pain

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Richard Lee, MD, of Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, Calif., performed a cervical spine revision surgery to fix a C1 ring that flipped horizontally to rest on a patient's C2 vertebrae, reports Fox News.

The 70-year-old patient was unable to turn her head from side to side, resulting in a crooked posture known as "cock robin" positioning.

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