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Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery


Occipito -cervical fusion in Cranio-Vertebral anomalies with basilar invagination


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Author Details : J V Modi, Nirav Mungalpara*, Shrey Desai, Pratik Vala

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 282-286


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Abstract

Basilar invagination are uncommon syndrome that occurs when the superior part of the odontoid (part of
the C2 vertebrae) migrates upward through foramen magnum and that causes bulbomedullary compression.
Basilar invagination are divided on bases of that causation in trau matic and other one is developmental.
Mostly seen basilar invagination are developmental. Here with describe a case of 13yr old female with
developmental craniovertebral junction abnormality in form of congenital atlanto axial dislocation with
Platiebasia with basilar invagination which is treated with decompression and occipital plate and screw
based posterior fixation with its clinical as well as radiological outcome.

Keywords: Basilar invagination, AtlantoAxial dislocation, Platybasia, OC Fusion, Craniovertebral junction anomaly, Brainstem compression.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijos.2019.057

How to cite : Modi J V, Mungalpara N, Desai S, Vala P, Occipito -cervical fusion in Cranio-Vertebral anomalies with basilar invagination. Indian J Orthop Surg 2019;5(4):282-286

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