Cervical facet dislocation diagrams

Case contributed by Matt Skalski
Diagnosis not applicable

Unilateral facet dislocation

Diagram

A unilateral facet dislocation is shown. 

Facet subluxation

Diagram

Normal and subluxed facets are shown. 

Perched facets

Diagram

Bilateral facet dislocation with perched facets is shown.

Locked facets

Diagram

Bilateral facet dislocation with locked facets is shown.

Case Discussion

Facet dislocation injuries take on many appearances, several of which are shown in these diagrams. 

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