Skip navigation

odontoid

Os odontoideum: A case report

August 15, 2014

Os odontoideum is an anomaly of the odontoid process and might be congenital or the result of trauma. Symptoms begin at any age, and the clinical presentation is variable. During radiological examination, it is often a chance finding in an unrelated problem, and just such a case is presented here. The patient presented with rheumatoid

Read More

Non-union (type II) odontoid fracture: A case report of a motor vehicle accident

August 15, 2014

A case report is presented of a young man injured in a motor vehicle accident who subsequently suffered neck and shoulder pain with no radiation. The pain, aggravated by motion and relieved by neck massage, had persisted for five months. Investigation by plain film radiographs, prior to treatment suggested an odontoid fracture. Tomographic radiographs revealed

Read More

back to top