Pediatric Hangman’s Fracture


Courtesy: Seattle Science Foundation


  1. Bassam El-Effendi says

    I published the classification and physiopathology of the fracture of the pedicle of C2 called “The Hangman fracture in the British issue of theJBJS.
    It was named the Effendi classification. A subgroup was added to it by Levin and described it in full.
    I had the opportunity to see a Hangman fracture occurring in a child after forceful manœuvres of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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