Pathological C1/2 Fracture Dislocation History 61 year old female. Fell at home. Relatively benign injury. Unable to straighten neck, pain upper cervical spine. Unable to swallow.. Examination Normal upper and lower limb neurology. Abnormal cervical spine posture. Chin subtracted, Loss of cervical lordosis. Unable to swallow. Fungating perineal tumour. Imaging XRAYS    CT SCANS Shows…

An unusual case of C1/2 fracture dislocation secondary to a metastatic tumour. Case Report – Click Here

Os odontoideum an oval or round well-corticated ossicle of variable size, found in the expected position of the odontoid process. Current opinion considers os odontoideum  to represent the result of prior, often unrecognised, trauma. Atlanto-axial instability occurs in 83% of cases of os odontoideum. Therefore, when an os odontoideum is noted, flexion/extension radiographs should be obtained…

Fever, Back pain, Weight Loss and Night sweats are symptoms typical for spinal infection. If the deformity is significant then TB should always be suspected. The following case is one example of a Spine TB Case that was treated recently by us. CLICK HERE for Case Report  

Cervical stenosis is a condition characterized by a narrow spine. This can result in the compression of the spinal cord. Compression of the spinal cord is the most common cause of spinal cord dysfunction which is called cervical myelopathy. Cervical stenosis may be congenital, meaning that you are born with a narrow spine, or it…

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