atlantoaxial

at·lan·to·ax·i·al

(at-lan'tō-ak'sē-ăl),
Pertaining to the atlas and the axis; denoting the joint between the first two cervical vertebrae.
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atlantoaxial

(ăt-lăn′tō-ăk′sē-əl)
adj.
Relating to the atlas and the axis or to the joint between the two vertebrae.
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at·lan·to·ax·i·al

(at-lan'tō-ak'sē-ăl)
Pertaining to the atlas and the axis; denoting the joint between the first two cervical vertebrae.
Synonym(s): atloaxoid.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Rachel suffers from atlantoaxial instability, which means Rachel's spine partially dislocates each time she turns her head to the left, increasing her risk of paralysis.
Novel surgical classification and treatment strategy for atlantoaxial dislocations.
Cervical Spine in JIA (Atlantoaxial Subluxation--Table 2)
Axial skeleton shows ovoid vertebral bodies, severe platyspondyly, hypoplasia of odontoid process (which results in atlantoaxial instability that can cause cervical myelopathy), progressive kyphoscoliosis (short trunk) involving thoracic and lumbar spine, narrowing of disk spaces (resulting in short trunk), broad iliac bases, deficient ossification of pubis and flat acetabular roof.
El objetivo del presente estudio fue determinar las caracteristicas morfometricas de relevancia quirurgica de la vertebra atlas en las tecnicas mas utilizadas en la actualidad para la estabilizacion quirurgica de la union occipitocervical y del complejo atlantoaxial.
Surgical fixation for atlantoaxial instability was done, and the patient has now been under follow-up.
Robot-assisted posterior C1-2 transarticular screw fixation for atlantoaxial instability: A case report.
(2) Figure la provides details of the CCJ and the associated anterior supporting structures, including the alar ligaments, the apical ligament tectorial membrane, anterior atlanto-occipital and atlantoaxial membranes.
Cervical vertebra injuries that failed to be detected in group 1 Age, Mechanism Injury type Gender 1 20, M Pedestrian traffic accident C3 vertebrae mild anterolystesis 2 55, M Impact with blunt object C6-7 disc prolusion and minimal cord pressure 3 22, M In-vehicle traffic accident C6 vertebrae pedicle posterior fracture 4 77, F Same-level fall Suspicious atlantoaxial dislocation Age, Prognosis Gender 1 20, M No complaints.
Symptomatic patients present with atlantoaxial instability and myelopathy (1,2).