Displaced fracture in a hemangiomatous odontoid

Mark J. Puccioni, Leslie C. Hellbusch

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Vertebral hemangioma is a common and usually benign lesion encountered on routine radiographic studies. We report the unusual case of a woman who sustained a displaced fracture of a hemangiomatous odontoid after minimal trauma. Good healing was accomplished with external halo bracing alone.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-447
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1997


  • External fixation
  • Odontoid process
  • Vertebral hemangioma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Neurology


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