Atlantoaxial Dislocation in a Child Secondary to a Displaced Chondrum Terminale

Hammerstein, John; Russo, Scott; Easton, Ken
February 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 2, p413
Academic Journal
This article presents a case report concerning atlantoaxial dislocation in a child secondary to a displaced chondrum terminale. Cervical spinal injuries are rare among children. The spinal anatomy of children is different from that of adults and younger children sustain upper cervical injuries than older children do.


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