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 Discussion of Hangman fracture
- Bilateral lamina and pedicle fracture at C2.
- Usually associated with anterolithesis of C2 on C3.
 Cause of Hangman fracture
- Hyper-extension of the neck.
- This is a classic finding in the case of a hanging, as C2 is fractured as a result of the hyper-extension undergone by the neck as the body drops.
 Imaging Findings for Hangman fracture
- As above.