occipital condyles


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occipital condyles

paired structures on each anterolateral border of the foramen magnum that articulate with the atlas.
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The bloodstream is the most common route by which bacterial infection spreads to the upper cervical spine and occipital condyles.
The opening of the foramen magnum proceeds laterally in both directions until the occipital condyles are encountered and the posterior fossa defect is approximately 3.
0) Greatest breadth of occipital condyles, primary (26) (137.