Hangman fracture of C2

Case contributed by Dr Sinéad Culleton


High impact road traffic accident

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

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
Published: 25th Oct 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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