Laron syndrome abnormalities: spinal stenosis, os odontoideum, degenerative changes of the atlanto-odontoid joint, and small oropharynx.

@article{Kornreich2002LaronSA,
  title={Laron syndrome abnormalities: spinal stenosis, os odontoideum, degenerative changes of the atlanto-odontoid joint, and small oropharynx.},
  author={Liora Kornreich and Gadi Horev and Michael Schwarz and Boaz K. Karmazyn and Z. V. I. Laron},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={625-31}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Patients with Laron syndrome have an inborn growth hormone resistance. We investigated abnormalities in the upper airways and cervical spine in patients with Laron syndrome. METHODS We prospectively examined 11 patients (one child aged 9 years and 10 adults aged 36-68 years), 10 of whom underwent MR imaging of the spine or head; nine, radiography of the cervical spine; and four, CT of C1-C2. The width of the spinal canal was evaluated visually and quantitatively and… CONTINUE READING