From the case: Hangman's fracture

CT
Axial bone window
Modality: CT (bone window)

- “ Hangman fracture  is a fracture which involves both pars interarticularis of the C2 vertebra.  It is typically the result of a hyperextension and ...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Hangman fracture - “ Hangman fracture, also known as traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis, is a fracture which involves the pars interarticularis of C2 on both side...”
  • Cervical spine injury - “ Cervical spine injuries can involve the cervical vertebral column, intervertebral discs and cervical spine ligaments, and/or cervical spinal cord....”

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