Cervical facet dislocation diagrams

Case contributed by Matt Skalski

Unilateral facet dislocation


A unilateral facet dislocation is shown. 

Facet subluxation


Normal and subluxed facets are shown. 

Perched facets


Bilateral facet dislocation with perched facets is shown.

Locked facets


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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