Fracture-dislocation of the cervical spine at C-2, C-3 (hangman's fracture) was associated with a spinal cord syndrome in a 12-month-old child. This was successfully managed by reduction and immobilization in Hoen's skeletal traction. There were pitfalls in the diagnosis and several reasons for this type of management.
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