Concomitant fracture of bilateral occipital condyle and inferior clivus: what is the mechanism of injury?

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Dashti R., Ulu M. O. , Albayram S., AYDIN S. , ULUSOY L., Hanci M.

EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL, cilt.16, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)


With the routine use of multi-slice high resolution computed tomography, increasing number of occipital condyle fractures have been reported in the last decade. The authors report a very rare case of bilateral occipital condyle fracture complicated by the fracture of the inferior clivus and discuss the possible mechanisms of injury.