occipitoatlantoaxial

occipitoatlantoaxial

pertaining to the occiput, the atlas and the axis.

occipitoatlantoaxial malformation
see atlanto-occipital malformation of Arab horses.
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The article, titled, "Syndrome of occipitoatlantoaxial hypermobility, cranial settling, and Chiari malformation Type I in patients with hereditary disorders of connective tissue," examined patients with CT as well as the FONAR UPRIGHT[R] MRI.
They reported, "Recent experience with vertical MR imaging has proved helpful in understanding the dynamic features of occipitoatlantoaxial hypermobility.