Hangman fracture

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Motor vehicle accident.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Trauma Radiology Course  Edinburgh June 11  |  Melbourne July 9  |  Video On-Demand August 1

CT

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

X-ray

Hangman fracture (post-op).

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