Hyoid bone fracture does not occur in

Hyoid bone fracture does not occur in:
NEET 14
a) Hanging
b) Strangulation
c) Throttling
d) Choking
Correct Answer - D
Ans. Choking
[Ref Parikh 61Ve p. 3.24]
It is very simple question. Hyoid fracture will occur only when there
is pressure on hyoid (neck) from outside.
In choking, there is no pressure on hyoid.
Fracture of hyoid : Throttling (manual strangulation) > ligature
strangulation > Hanging