atlantooccipital

at·lan·to·oc·cip·i·tal

(at-lan'tō-ok-sip'i-tăl),
Relating to the atlas and the occipital bone.
Synonym(s): atlo-occipital

atlantooccipital

/at·lan·to·oc·cip·i·tal/ (-ok-sip´ĭ-t'l) pertaining to the atlas and the occiput.

atlanto-occipital

, atlantooccipital (ăt-lan″tō-ok-sip′tĭ-ăl) [ atlanto- + occipital]
Pert. to the atlas and the occipital bones.
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Cervical spine malformations and craniovertebral junction abnormalities which lead to hypermobility of atlantooccipital joints, give rise to neurological and vascular symptoms.
9 The sniffing position can be ensured by placing a pillow under the occiput of the patient and results in atlantooccipital extension and cervical flexion.
Sage, "Traumatic avulsion fracture of the occipital condyles and clivus with associated unilateral atlantooccipital distraction, " American Journal of Neuroradiology, vol.
Al realizarle una resonancia magnetica de imagen y de angiografia, se determinaron arterias vertebrales tortuosas y compresion del surco preolivar secundario a una estenosis del canal hipogloso, debido a una malformacion de la articulacion atlantooccipital.
Surgical treatment for atlantooccipital osteoarthritis: a case report of two patients.
1] The superior articular facet of the atlas is accommodated within this fossa during the movements of the atlantooccipital joint.
As in rheumatoid arthritis, atlantoaxial joint subluxation, atlantooccipital subluxation and upward subluxation of the axis may occur in AS as a consequence of instability resulting from the inflammatory process.
Los predictores que han mostrado buena sensibilidad y especificidad, como la protrusion mandibular, la clasificacion de Mallampati y el movimiento de la articulacion atlantooccipital son muy dificiles de evaluar en los ninos, especialmente en los menores de 3 anos (6).
Atlantooccipital dislocation: Part 1-normal occipital condyle-C1 interval in 89 children.
2, 26) An examination of the posterior atlantooccipital interspace showed a continuous band of tissue with fibers oriented primarily perpendicular to the muscle and dura.