C2 teardrop fracture

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X-ray

Teardrop fracture of the C2 vertebral body.

CT

Teardrop fracture of the C2 vertebral body.

Case Discussion

CT and plain film demonstrating an extension teardrop fracture of the C2 vertebral body.

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The images are from Dr. John Hunter's amazing MSK collection. Dr. John Hunter is a professor in the department of radiology (musculoskeletal section) at UC Davis School of Medicine.

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Case information

rID: 11268
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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