Occipital condyle fractures.

@article{Karam2010OccipitalCF,
  title={Occipital condyle fractures.},
  author={Youssef R Karam and Vincent Charles Traynelis},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 3 Suppl},
  pages={56-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The anatomy, clinical presentation, radiologic evaluation, treatment, and outcome of occipital condyle fractures are reviewed. METHODS We review and discuss the literature on occipital condyle fractures. RESULTS Occipital condyle fractures are best diagnosed with computed tomography. The neurologic presentation is variable. The majority of these injuries may be treated nonoperatively, but an occipitocervical fusion is necessary to restore stability across the craniovertebral… CONTINUE READING
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