Hangman fracture of C2

Case contributed by Dr Sinéad Culleton

Presentation

High impact road traffic accident

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Fracture through the right and left pars interarticularis, in keeping with a Hangman's fracture of C2. This involves the right lateral mass and extends into the right foramen transversarium on that side.

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Case Information

rID: 40516
Case created: 24th Oct 2015
Last edited: 25th Oct 2015
Tag: trauma
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