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Fig. 2 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 2

From: Cervical cage without plating in management of type II / II A Hangman’s fracture combined with intervertebral disc injury

Fig. 2

Images of a 38-year-old male patient. a and b, preoperative lateral X-ray and CT scans showing a type IIA hangman’s fracture with severe angulation. c, CT with axial section showing a bone cyst in the vertebral body of C2. d, Some degree of reducing was accomplished during skull traction for 3 days. e, 3-month postoperative lateral X-ray showing adequate reduction and bony fusion. f and g, 24-month flexion/extension lateral X-rays showing no range of motion at the fusion site. h, CT with sagittal reconstruction showing solid fusion and fracture healing

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