C2 fracture

Fractures of C2 vertebral body account for 17% of all cervical spine fractures
Types
Odontoid fracture—55%
Hangman's fracture—23%
Other C2 fractures—22%

C2 fracture

Axis fracture Orthopedics Fractures of C2 account for 17% of all cervical spine fractures Types Odontoid fracture–55%, followed by hangman's fracture–23%, other C2 fractures–22%. See Hangman's fracture, Odontoid, Odontoid fracture.
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Odontoid Open Mouth View is for suspected C2 fracture and should show lateral masses of the first cervical vertebra and entire odontoid process.
He sustained a C2 fracture to his neck and complete spinal cord injury - an injury medics said was almost "unsurvivable".
He had sustained a C2 fracture to his neck and complete spinal cord injury - a injury medics have described as almost "unsurvivable".
10, 12) The distribution of C2 fracture consists of odontoid 59%, hangman's 22%, and nonodontoid, nonhangman's fractures 20%.
Combination fractures of C1 and C2 should be evaluated by computed tomography (CT), with reconstruction whenever an isolated C1 or C2 fracture is seen.
Also, the patient suffered from a type III dens fracture with posterior displacement of the odontoid process; pathologic C2 fracture with a comminuted and impacted C2 vertebral body; and multiple lyric lesions at the arch of C1.
Palmar plate fixation of AO type C2 fracture of distal radius using a locking compression plate--a biomechanical study in a cadaveric model.
One patient with AO type C2 fracture had a full thickness skin necrosis adjoining the anterior incision around medial malleolus.
Type C fractures are T-condylar and Y-condylar fractures; type C1 fractures have no comminution, type C2 fractures have a comminuted shaft fracture with two principal articular fragments and type C3 fractures have intraarticular comminution.
Subjects included 56 adults, average age 80, who were treated for C2 fractures over a 10-year period.
From their study, favorable indications for palmar locking plate osteosynthesis are A2, A3, C1, and C2 fractures with large distal fracture fragments.