The patient presented with cervical pain as well as sensory and motor deficit of the left C7 nerve root. The neuroimaging investigation revealed a fracture at C6-C7 level extended through all three columns of the cervical spine and with subluxation at C6-C7. From the history it is reported ankylosing spondylitis and a fall to the ground from a height 2-3 feet.
The patient was referred from another hospital where he was admited due to a fall on the ground. The neuroimaging investigation revealed an type II odondoit fracture, with posterior translocation 8 mm., as well as a hair-line fracture of c1 arc.