Cervical vertebral erosions and subluxations in rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.

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Atlanto-axial and lower cervical subluxations are frequently present in rhematoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Vertebral erosions, particularly of the odontoid process, can often be demonstrated. Rheumatoid involvement of the occipito-atlanto-axial joints may cause a vertical translation of the cervical spine with respect to the skull; at times… (More)

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@article{Martel1960CervicalVE, title={Cervical vertebral erosions and subluxations in rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.}, author={William C. Martel and J. W. Page}, journal={Arthritis and rheumatism}, year={1960}, volume={3}, pages={546-56} }