C2 teardrop fracture

Case contributed by The Radswiki

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

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.

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.

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.