Fracture Separation of the Articular Process of the Inferior Cervical Vertebra: a Comprehensive Review of 13 Cases

  • J. M. Fuentes
  • J. Benezech
  • B. Lusszie
  • J. Bloncourt


The fracture separation of the articular process was first described by Judet and Roy Camille [6]. Usually this type of fracture is unilateral and concerns the inferior cervical spine (C3–C7). In some cases one can see an anterolisthesis on the lateral view of the X-rays mirroring the unilateral luxation of the flexion rotation fractures. In other cases with no displacement the lesion is difficult to identify while further displacement can occur eventually.


Cervical Spine Anterior Displacement Articular Process Cervical Spine Trauma Fracture Separation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Fuentes
    • 1
  • J. Benezech
    • 1
  • B. Lusszie
    • 1
  • J. Bloncourt
    • 1
  1. 1.MontpellierFrance

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