Vertebral Column Injury (specific injuries)
halo vest (fails in 1-16% cases) collar
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(fails in 1-16% cases)
(fails in 35-50% cases).
- horizontal osseous fracture through body of C2 extending into C1-2 facet joints:
associated with circumferential (atlantoaxial
, TM, interspinous and capsular joints) ligament avulsion - highly unstable!!!
described by Jea et al.
Jea A, Tatsui C, Farhat H, Vanni S, Levi AD. Vertically unstable type III Odontoid fractures: case report. Neurosurgery. 2006;58(4):797–798
- ossicle with smooth circumferential cortical margins representing odontoid process that has no osseous continuity with body of C2.
- remains debated in the literature with evidence for both acquired and congenital causes.
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