Malformations of the cranio-cervical junction: basilar impression




Cranio-cervical junction abnormalities are a rare combination of congenital or acquired malformations, linked to the occipital-cervical region that often leads to severe neurological disorders. There is a great clinical polymorphism and high variability in the natural history of these conditions, which determines therapeutic outcomes difficult to assess in a global sense. The authors of this report give an account of the case of malformative bone complex of cranio-cervical junction and carry out a non-systematic search of the literature.

Keywords: Cranio-cervical malformations; Basilar impression; Platybasia; High cord compression

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American Journal of BioMedicine 2021, Volume 9, Issue 2, pages 122-141
Received January 19, 2021; revised April 25, 2021; accepted May 10, 2021; published May 21, 2021

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Bertullo G, Cabrera V. Malformations of the cranio-cervical junction: basilar impression. American Journal of BioMedicine 2021;9(2):122-141.
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