Jefferson fracture: Presentation of a new diagnostic sign

J. G. Flournoy, R. O. Cone, J. A. Saldana, M. D. Jones

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A case of a Jefferson fracture is presented. A new diagnostic sign, which is viewed on a lateral radiograph and consists of interposition of the basion between the anterior arch of C-1 and the odontoid process, is described. This sign may aid in the rapid identification of Jefferson fractures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88
Number of pages1
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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