Extension tear drop fracture

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
X-ray

Triangular avulsion of the anteroinferior aspect of C3 vertebra

Annotated image

The triangular fragment is outlined. 

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Case information

rID: 28336
Case created: 21st Mar 2014
Last edited: 16th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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