Mach effect - mimicking odontoid fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad



Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

A mach effect is an optical effect at the margin between areas of slightly different density.
In this image, mach effect mimics dens fracture.

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Case information

rID: 20528
Published: 24th Nov 2012
Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
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