Odontoid fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad



Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

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)


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: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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