Case Report

Cricoid and Thyroid Cartilage Fracture, Cricothyroid Joint Dislocation, Pseudofracture Appearance of the Hyoid Bone: CT, MRI and Laryngoscopic Findings


  • Yeliz Pekçevik
  • İbrahim Çukurova
  • Cem Ülker

Received Date: 11.02.2013 Accepted Date: 04.07.2013 Eurasian J Emerg Med 2013;12(3):170-173

We report a case of cricoid and thyroid cartilage fracture and cricothyroid joint dislocation after blunt neck trauma. Direct fibreoptic laryngoscopic, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings were disscused. Pseudofracture appearance of the hyoid bone were reviewed.

Keywords: Cartilage, computed tomography, endoscopy, fracture, magnetic resonance imaging