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Female Torso with Post-accident Cervical Fracture and Halo Stabilization
Female Torso with Post-accident Cervical Fracture and Halo Stabilization

This medical exhibit shows elements of the fixation and stabilization of a C2 odontoid process fracture (hangman's fracture). It features multiple views of the C2 vertebrae detailing the fractures and their close proximity to the spinal cord. The final image reveals a female figure wearing a halo device bolted into the skull, and a stabilization vest designed to refrain movement while the fracture heals.

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Last Updated: Apr 30th, 2015

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