Chance-type fractures of the axis.

@article{Korres2005ChancetypeFO,
  title={Chance-type fractures of the axis.},
  author={Dimitrios S. Korres and Panayiotis J. Papagelopoulos and Andreas F Mavrogenis and Ioannis S. Benetos and Petros Kyriazopoulos and Ioannis N. Psycharis},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2005},
  volume={30 17},
  pages={E517-20}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective study was performed to identify horizontal fractures of the body of the axis, with special attention to their pattern, prevalence, and clinical outcome. OBJECTIVE The prevalence of this type of injury and the long-term clinical behavior are examined. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Although isolated cases have been reported, horizontal Chance-type fractures of the body of the axis are not common cervical spine injuries. METHODS The medical records of 674… CONTINUE READING