Dens fracture and atlantoaxial subluxation

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Child

A type 2 fracture of the dens is present with anterior displacement and angulation. Additionally, the atlantoaxial subluxation are present. The patient is tubed and NGT in situ. 

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Case information

rID: 8452
Published: 20th Jun 2019
Last edited: 16th Mar 2021
Tag: spine
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