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.

Fracture of the left mandibular condyle also noted. 

No further fractures identified. Normal alignment is maintained.

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Case information

rID: 33852
Published: 30th Jan 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: trauma
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