Isolated cervical depressed laminar fracture in a child. Case report and review of the literature

J Neurosurg. 2006 Dec;105(6 Suppl):496-8. doi: 10.3171/ped.2006.105.6.496.


The author reports the case of a child who presented with an unusual C-5 depressed laminar fracture. The characteristics of the fracture, the mechanism of injury, and the treatment are described. Previously published cases are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Accidents, Traffic
  • Cervical Vertebrae / diagnostic imaging*
  • Cervical Vertebrae / injuries*
  • Cervical Vertebrae / surgery
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Spinal Fractures / diagnostic imaging*
  • Spinal Fractures / surgery
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed