Hangman fracture

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


25 year old female involved in a motor vehicle accident.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

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


Hangman fracture (post-op).

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Case information

rID: 10130
Published: 5th Jul 2010
Last edited: 4th Mar 2019
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