Atypical hangman's fractures.

  title={Atypical hangman's fractures.},
  author={Jennifer K Starr and Frank J. Eismont},
  volume={18 14},
Nineteen cases of traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis, including 13 standard hangman's fractures and 6 anterolistheses of the C2 vertebral body associated with Effendi's atypical hangman's fractures, were studied. Unlike the standard Effendi Type I or Type II fractures, atypical hangman's fractures, occurring through the posterior aspect of the vertebral body with unilateral or bilateral continuity of the posterior cortex or pedicle, routinely narrow the spinal canal because of the fracture… CONTINUE READING

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