Hangman fracture

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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25 year old female involved in a motor vehicle accident.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

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CT

Fractures through the bilateral pars interarticularis of C2 consistent with a hangman fracture.

X-ray

Hangman fracture (post-op).

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Case information

rID: 10130
Published: 5th Jul 2010
Last edited: 20th Oct 2018
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