A novel operative technique to manage a symptomatic synovial cyst associated with an os odontoideum.

@article{Kirk2009ANO,
  title={A novel operative technique to manage a symptomatic synovial cyst associated with an os odontoideum.},
  author={Heather J Kirk and Justin H T Pik},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={822-4}
}
Synovial cysts in association with an os odontoideum are rare. All previous cases have been treated via a posterior approach with good results. The authors present a patient with a synovial cyst in association with an os odontoideum and discuss a planned two-stage procedure to excise the cyst via a neuronavigation-assisted transoral-transpharyngeal approach… CONTINUE READING