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C1-2 (Atlas and Axis) Cervical Spine Fractures
C1-2 (Atlas and Axis) Cervical Spine Fractures

This medical exhibit depicts a C1-2 (atlas and axis) spine fractures using a series of three illustrations. The first graphic displays a posterior (back) view of the head showing the location of the injury in the neck. The next two graphics show a normal C1 and C2 vertebrae vs the same structures with fractures. Labels include a fractured odontoid process, or dens, and a fracture of C1 on the right side.

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Last Updated: Mar 5th, 2020

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