Hangman's fracture with unilateral facet dislocation

Case contributed by Daniel Moreira Furlanetto

Presentation

Patient presents to the ER in cardiac arrest, with history of motorcycle versus tree collision. After successful CPR, patient persisted with GCS 3.

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Male

Traumatic spondylolisthesis of C2.

Bilateral C2 pars interarticularis fracture with extension to the transverse processes.

Axial rotation of C2 body.

Unilateral right locked facet joint.

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Case Information

rID: 42738
Case created: 5th Feb 2016
Last edited: 5th Feb 2016
Systems: Trauma, Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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