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 a teardrop fracture of the C2 vertebral body.

This case was donated to Radiopaedia.org by Radswiki.net.

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
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 21st Dec 2013
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