A Case of Grisel Syndrome Showing No Underlying Laxity of the Atlanto-axial Joint

Abstract

Grisel syndrome is a rare, non-traumatic atlanto-axial subluxation associated with an inflammatory or infectious process in the upper neck. According to the two-hit hypothesis, which is widely accepted for the pathogenesis of Grisel syndrome, preexisting ligamentous laxity of the atlanto-axial joint is regarded as the first hit. An inflammatory or… (More)
DOI: 10.5535/arm.2017.41.3.511

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