Imaging features of atlanto-occipital overlapping in dogs.

@article{CerdaGonzalez2009ImagingFO,
  title={Imaging features of atlanto-occipital overlapping in dogs.},
  author={Sofia Cerda-Gonzalez and Curtis W. Dewey and Peter V. Scrivani and Karen L Kline},
  journal={Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={264-8}
}
The imaging features of four dogs with atlanto-occipital overlapping are described. This malformation appeared to play a role in the development of neck pain, ataxia, variable cerebellar involvement, medullary kinking, and possibly syringomyelia. Using cervical radiographs, three of the four dogs were initially diagnosed with an atlanto-axial malformation. Because this disorder could not account for all clinical signs, magnetic resonance and computed tomography images were also acquired. These… CONTINUE READING

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