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Congenital odontoid aplasia and posterior circulation stroke in childhood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3382179     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Head trauma and vigorous physical activity were followed by delayed-onset posterior circulation stroke in a 5-year-old boy with odontoid aplasia and C1-C2 subluxation. Angiography demonstrated vertebral artery narrowing and occlusion of the left anterior-inferior cerebellar and posterior cerebral arteries. Odontoid aplasia and other atlantoaxial dislocations are treatable causes of posterior circulation insufficiency in childhood; these defects may be overlooked without appropriate radiographic study of the cervical spine using flexion-extension views.
Authors:
P C Phillips; K J Lorentsen; L C Shropshire; H S Ahn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of neurology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0364-5134     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1988 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-07-27     Completed Date:  1988-07-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707449     Medline TA:  Ann Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  410-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21205.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Atlanto-Axial Joint / injuries*,  radiography
Axis / abnormalities*
Cerebrovascular Disorders / etiology*,  radiography
Child, Preschool
Craniocerebral Trauma / complications*
Dislocations / complications*,  radiography
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Odontoid Process / abnormalities*

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