Bilateral facet dislocation

Case contributed by Gerry Gardner


The patient was an in-patient who had a fall on the ward, now numbness in both arms.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

Bifacet dislocation. 


Bilateral C6/7 facet dislocation.

This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Case Discussion

A bilateral C6/7 facet dislocation was confirmed on plain film and CT.

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