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adj – fractional fraccionamiento (т) – fractionation fractura (0 – fracture fractura hangman’s fracture fractura (О deprimida – depressed fracture fractura (О. C2 fractures were classified into odontoid fractures types 1, 2, and 3, Hangman’s fractures types 1, 2, and 3, and atypical C2 fractures. , vol, n.1, pp. ISSN There are 2 types of axis injuries with the same radiological appearance that are known as Hangman´s fracture.

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In this case a high speed RTA was the responsible mechanism responsible for the hyperextension injury of this patient’s cervical spine. Epidemiology of atlas fractures—a national hangmab cohort study of 1, cases. Hangman fracture Cervical spine injury. Retrieved from ” https: Rib fracrura Sternal fracture.

The most important factor however is whether there is hemorrhage, since hemorrhagic spinal cord injury has an extremely poor outcome.

There are no recommendations on the treatment of the atypical C2 fracture, since it summarises multiple unclassifiable fracture types.

Odontoid fracture Odontoid or dens-fractures are very common. The CT-images demonstrate the extreme axial loading. The axial CT-image demonstrates blood surrounding the brainstem.


Small bone fragmets comming off the superior and inferior facets Widened interspinous space at C Soft tissue swelling at this level posteriorly Subtle narrowing of the disc space at the Clevel. However, none of the classification systems demonstrate good liability.

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People who fall on the outstretched hand are usually fitter and have better reflexes when compared to fractkra with elbow or humerus fractures. Treatment Regarding the treatment of odontoid fracture type 1 most authors recommend nonsurgical treatment [ 910 ].

Bilateral pars interarticularis fractures. These scores includes assessment of range of motiongrip strength, ability to perform activities of daily living, and radiological picture. This boy had severe neurologic deficit. The techniques of surgical management include open reduction internal fixation ORIF fracturx, external fixationpercutaneous pinningor some combination of the above.

Continue with the axial images.

Avulsion fracture Chalkstick fracture Greenstick fracture Open fracture Pathologic fracture Spiral fracture. Recovery over 1 to 2 years [1]. It is a hemorrhagic injury, which has a poor outcome.

Patella fracture

Stable, displaced, comminuted, open [1]. Posterior cord syndrome Uncommon syndrome due to extension injury. However, none of the three scoring system demonstrated good reliability. Retrieved 27 August They are seen in elderly, but also frequently in children due to the relatively large head-to-spine ratio.


Continue with the MR images. Diagnosis is based on symptom and confirmed with X-rays. Lisfranc Jones March Calcaneal.

In the absence of high-level evidence, the treatment rationale of odontoid fractures type II of the elderly has been a matter of debate. There is controversy regarding fractuea meaning of soft tissue abnormalities detected only on MRI. Over the investigated years there was change in odontoid fracture subgroup distribution.

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This can be due to the tendon coming in contact with protruding bone or with hardware placed following surgical procedures. The further piling of players on top of an injured player adds more weight and can lead to further occurrences of this fracture.

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