From the case: Jefferson fracture

Cervical spine x-rays

Modality: X-ray
Dens view
Modality: X-ray (Dens view)

- “ Jefferson fractures typically occur as a result of axial loading of the head. They can be treated conservatively provided the transverse atlantal ...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Jefferson fracture - “ Jefferson fracture is the eponymous name given to a burst fracture of C1. It was originally described as a four-part fracture with double fracture...”
  • Cervical spine fractures - “ Cervical spine fractures can occur secondary to exaggerated flexion or extension, or because of direct trauma or axial loading. Pathology The ce...”

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