Nontraumatic subluxation of the atlantoaxial joint: Grisel's syndrome.

Grisel's syndrome is defined as subluxation of the atlantoaxial joint not associated with trauma or bone disease. Primarily an affliction of children, the disorder may occur in association with any condition that results in hyperemia and pathologic relaxation of the transverse ligament of the atlantoaxial joint, including several common otolaryngic entities… CONTINUE READING