Radiologic spectrum of craniocervical distraction injuries.

@article{Deliganis2000RadiologicSO,
  title={Radiologic spectrum of craniocervical distraction injuries.},
  author={Anastasia V Deliganis and Alexander B Baxter and Julian A Hanson and David J. Fisher and Wendy M M Cohen and Anthony J. Wilson and F. A. Mann},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 Spec No},
  pages={S237-50}
}
Injuries to the atlanto-occipital region, which range from complete atlanto-occipital or atlantoaxial dislocation to nondisplaced occipital condyle avulsion fractures, are usually of critical clinical importance. At initial cross-table lateral radiography, measurement of the basion-dens and basion-posterior axial line intervals and comparison with normal measurements may help detect injury. Computed tomography (CT) with sagittal and coronal reformatted images permits optimal detection and… CONTINUE READING

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