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Atlantoaxial dislocation associated with the maldevelopment of the posterior neural arch of axis causing compressive myelopathy

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Author(s): Behari Sanjay | Kiran Kumar M | Banerji Deepu | Chhabra Devendra | Jain Vijendra

Journal: Neurology India
ISSN 0028-3886

Volume: 52;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 489;
Date: 2004;
Original page

Keywords: craniovertebral anomalies | atlas | axis | spine fusion | atlantoaxial dislocation | anomalies of axis

ABSTRACT
The craniovertebral junction has a predilection for a variety of congenital anomalies due to its complex development. The association of atlantoaxial dislocation (AAD) with the maldevelopment of the posterior arch of axis is extremely rare. We report two such cases and present the management strategy.

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