Atlantodental osteoarthritis as a cause of upper cervical myelopathy: a case report.

Abstract

Atlantoaxial instability frequently causes extrinsic cervical myelopathy via anterior displacement of the posterior arch of the atlas. However, upper cervical myelopathy resulting from atlantodental osteo-arthritis with the hypertrophic dens due to atlantoaxial instability is very rare. We present a case of upper cervical myelopathy secondary to… (More)

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@article{Eren2008AtlantodentalOA, title={Atlantodental osteoarthritis as a cause of upper cervical myelopathy: a case report.}, author={Suat Eren and Mecit Kantarci and Orhan Deniz}, journal={The Eurasian journal of medicine}, year={2008}, volume={40 3}, pages={137-9} }