Clay Shoveler's Fracture
The clay-shoveler's fracture is an oblique fracture of a lower cervical spinous process, commonly C7. It results from hyperflexion, commonly from shoveling snow, although it was originally named for those who were mining clay. This is a stable injury.
|A||Lateral radiograph of the cervical spine. This is the typical clay shoveler's fracture of the lower cervical spine|