Hangman fracture

Case contributed by RMH Core Conditions


Motor vehicle collision.

Patient Data

Age: 33
Gender: Male

Minimally displaced bilateral C2 pars fractures (hangman type). The fracture line does not extend into either C2 traverse foramina.

No further fractures identified. Normal alignment is maintained.

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Case information

rID: 33852
Case created: 27th Jan 2015
Last edited: 25th Apr 2017
Tag: trauma
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