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14) In type 1 fractures (Figure 11), the fracture extends through the posterior C2 vertebral body rather than the pars interarticularis extension of the hangman's fracture.
The Hangman's Fracture deals with a miscarriage of justice that took place back in the 1960s and its aftermath for those left behind.
This constitutes a hangman's fracture (Figs 1 and 2).
Mr Khatri says it's highly unusual for a doctor to see a live patient with a hangman's fracture - because most people who get them die.