Tag Jefferson Fracture

Jefferson Fracture

Burst fracture of the atlas (C1). Often occurs as a result of an axial load to the spine from a direct blow to the vertex of the head
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Geoffrey Jefferson

Sir Geoffrey Jefferson (1886 – 1961) British Neurosurgeon. Eponym: Jefferson fracture - a complex burst fracture of the ring of the atlas (C1)