Prevalence of cervical spine subluxations and dislocations in a community-based rheumatoid arthritis population.


The prevalence of rheumatoid cervical spine subluxations was studied by plain radiography in a population of 13,000 adults with 98 out of 103 detected cases of rheumatoid arthritis. Anterior atlantoaxial subluxation (AAS) of 4 mm or more was found in 33% of the cases and vertical dislocation in 14% or 27% depending on the diagnostic method. Lateral… (More)


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