Odontoid fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Trauma

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
CT

Fracture at the base of the odontoid below the level of the transverse band of the cruciform ligament. (Type II - Anderson and D'Alonzo classification of odontoid process fracture)

X-ray

Same patient after fixation of type II odontoid fracture.

Case Discussion

There are two classification systems for fracture of odontoid process of C2: 

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Case information

rID: 60405
Published: 21st May 2018
Last edited: 21st May 2018
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