Combined Fractures Involving the Odontoid and Unilateral Superior Articular Processes of the Axis: A Report of Three Cases and Literature Review

Learning Point for this Article: The combined fractures involving the odontoid and unilateral superior articular processes of the axis may be considered as Type III odontoid fractures when diagnosed only by X-rays. To avoid neck pain, limitations in the ROM of the neck, and torticollis, surgery is recommended for the treatment of these fractures when observing a great dislocation, the presence of comminuted fractures or torticollis...

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