Car Accident – Answer

 Posted by on 25 August 2009 at 11:01 pm  Health Care
Aug 252009

This unfortunate gentleman broke his C2 vertebra in his neck:

Here’s what it should look like (in a different normal patient):

Here’s a line drawing showing the normal anatomic relationships:

An MRI scan was immediately performed and it showed that the spinal cord was still intact:

The patient underwent emergency neurosurgery to stabilize his fracture and is doing well.

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