Ossification of the posterior atlantoaxial membrane: Case report

Katsumi Harimaya, Keiichiro Shiba, Hiroshi Nomura, Toru Iwaki, Yoshiharu Takemitsu

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The authors report a case of ossification of the posterior atlantoaxial membrane that led to the development of cervical myelopathy. Computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging were helpful in establishing the diagnosis, and decompressive laminectomy may be an appropriate intervention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-79
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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