Hyperextension teardrop fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Patient is involved in a road traffic accident

Patient Data

Age: 40 years old
Gender: Male

Fracture of the anterior inferior corner of the axis at the attachment site of the anterior longitudinal ligament.

Case Discussion

Hyperextension teardrop fracture is a stable cervical spine injury

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Case information

rID: 45860
Published: 10th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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