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Os odontoideum

Separation of the odontoid process from the body of the axis. [HPO:probinson, pmid:22224150]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Study Design. We report the case of a 50 year-old woman with os odontoideum and posterior atlantoaxial subluxation, who underwent… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Most authorities favor the hypothesis of an acquired etiology of os odontoideum. We present the cases of identical twin sisters… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
DIAGNOSIS STANDARDS There is insufficient evidence to support diagnostic standards. GUIDELINES There is insufficient… Expand
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1999
1999
Os odontoideum is an uncommon craniovertebral junction (CVJ) abnormality that exists as a separate ossicle apart from a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The craniovertebral junction (CVJ) comprises the occiput, atlas, and axis and is visible in most magnetic resonance (MR) imaging… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Thirty-six patients underwent C1-2 posterior wiring and fusion procedures over a 5-year period for unstable C-2 fractures (eight… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
A familial asymptomatic os odontoideum with a Klippel-Feil type II fusion of C-2 and C-3 is reported. The pattern of inheritance… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The anterior transoral-transpharyngeal operation to correct ventral irreducible compression of the cervicomedullary junction was… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Fifteen patients with atlanto-axial instability (secondary to os odontoideum in three, nonunion of an odontoid fracture in seven… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Os odontoideum is a condition in which the body ofthe axis and the apical segment of the odontoid process are separated by a wide… Expand
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