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Remodelling potential of paediatric cervical spine after type II odontoid peg fracture.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17439098     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a case of odontoid process fracture below the synchondrosis associated with delayed diagnosis and anterior subluxation of C1 over C2. This was treated with an in situ posterior occipitocervical fusion. Long-term follow-up of 7 years showed excellent remodelling of the deformity.
S Bhagat; J Brown; R Johnston
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0268-8697     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-18     Completed Date:  2007-07-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800054     Medline TA:  Br J Neurosurg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  426-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Neurological Sciences, Department Of Neurosurgery, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Atlanto-Axial Joint / radiography,  surgery*
Bone Transplantation
Bone Wires
Child, Preschool
Fracture Fixation, Internal
Odontoid Process / injuries*
Spinal Fractures / radiography,  surgery*
Spinal Fusion / methods
Treatment Outcome

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