lateral atlantoaxial joint

lat·er·al at·lan·to·ax·i·al joint

[TA]
a condylar synovial joint between the inferior articular facets of the atlas and the superior articular facets of the axis.
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More recently, there has been an increased focus on the lateral atlantoaxial joint as a pain generator in patients with chronic neck pain and cervicalgia [1-3].

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