Odontoid fracture (type III)

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

37 years-old male with tetraparesis after car accident.

Patient Data

Age: 37
Gender: Male

CT Cervical spine

Modality: CT

The fracture is a borderline in the odontoid`s classification, but we considered it as in odontoid base (type II).

Case Discussion

There is a line of fracture below the odontoid (C2) base.

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Case Information

rID: 12178
Case created: 27th Oct 2010
Last edited: 4th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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