Odontoid fracture - type III

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

45-years-old male with tetraparesis after a car accident.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
CT

CT Cervical spine

Type III fracture according to the Anderson and D'Alonzo classification: through the odontoid and into the lateral masses of C2.

Case Discussion

Type III fracture according to the Anderson and D'Alonzo classification: through the odontoid and into the lateral masses of C2.

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Case information

rID: 12178
Published: 27th Oct 2010
Last edited: 6th May 2018
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