Summary: A developmental deformity of the occipital bone and upper end of the cervical spine, in which the latter appears to have pushed the floor of the occipital bone upward. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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- Basilar invagination, a rare condition mimicking posterior circulation strokeAnjali Bhagra
Neurocrit Care 5:213-4. 2006
- Combined anterior and posterior approach for managing basilar invagination associated with type I Chiari malformationMehmet Zileli
Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
J Spinal Disord Tech 15:284-9. 2002..If there is a marked anterior compression, anterior transoral and posterior decompression, fusion, and instrumentation is an optimal strategy for treating patients with basilar invagination associated with type I Chiari malformation...
- Spontaneous regression of syringomyelia in Hajdu-Cheney syndrome with severe platybasia. Case reportFederico Di Rocco
Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
J Neurosurg 103:194-7. 2005..In some cases, progressive platybasia can occur and can lead to Chiari malformation with an obstruction of cerebrospinal fluid flow...
- Neuronavigation-assisted transoral-transpharyngeal approach for basilar invagination--two case reportsHasan Caglar Ugur
Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara University, Turkey
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 46:306-8. 2006..Both patients had an uneventful postoperative course. The transoral-transpharyngeal approach with the neuronavigation system provides safe exposure and decompression for basilar invagination...
- Basilar invagination: craniocervical instability treated with cervical traction and occipitocervical fixation. Case reportRicardo V Botelho
Spinal Group, Neurosurgical Service, Hospital do Servidor Publico Estadual de Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Neurosurg Spine 7:444-9. 2007....
- Evaluation of platybasia with MR imagingRobert A Koenigsberg
Department of Radiologic Sciences, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19102 1192, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:89-92. 2005b>Platybasia, or abnormal obtuseness of the basal angle, was first measured on plain skull images. At present, evaluation of the brain and skull more commonly involves CT and MR imaging...
- Posterior cranial fossa volume in patients with rickets: insights into the increased occurrence of Chiari I malformation in metabolic bone diseaseR Shane Tubbs
Department of Cell Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children s Hospital, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
Neurosurgery 55:380-3; discussion 383-4. 2004..The present study measures the posterior fossa volume in children with rickets to verify previous case reports indicting a small posterior fossa as the cause for an increased rate of CIM in children with rickets...
- Craniocervical CT and MR imaging of Schwartz-Jampel syndromeSarah S Samimi
Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Cardinal Glennon Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 24:1694-6. 2003..of an adolescent male patient with Schwartz-Jampel syndrome, CT and MR imaging revealed basilar invagination, platybasia, Chiari I malformation, hyperpneumatized mastoids with intramastoid dural sinuses, platyspondyly, bulbous zygoma,..
- Treatment of basilar invagination by atlantoaxial joint distraction and direct lateral mass fixationAtul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai, India
J Neurosurg Spine 1:281-6. 2004....
- Possible mechanisms and gene involvement in speech problems in the 22q11.2 deletion syndromeJ C C Widdershoven
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:1016-23. 2008..This may be due to a number of factors such as adenoid hypoplasia, muscle hypotonia, platybasia, upper airway asymmetry, and neuroanatomical abnormalities...
- Chromosome 22q11.2 deletion and phenotypic features in 30 patients with conotruncal heart defectsMurat Derbent
Department of Pediatrics, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Am J Med Genet A 116:129-35. 2003..Radiographs of this patient showed platybasia, complete fusion of C2-C3, and posterior fusion of the T1-T2 vertebrae...
- Spondylocarpotarsal synostosis: long-term follow-up of a case due to FLNB mutationsNicola Brunetti-Pierri
Department of Human and Molecular Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Am J Med Genet A 146:1230-3. 2008
- A case of basilar impression complicated with left frontal meningiomaShunji Asamoto
Department of Neurosurgery, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
No Shinkei Geka 31:1003-7. 2003..Subsequently, the tumor was resected via the left frontal approach using microsurgical technique. Histological examination disclosed fibroblastic meningioma...
- Basilar impression associated with impacted cisterna magna, spastic paraparesis and distress of balanceHelio A G Teive
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:1053; author reply 1053. 2006
- Treatment of primary basilar invagination by cervical traction and posterior instrumented reduction together with occipitocervical fusionXinsheng Peng
Spine Section Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat sen University, Guangzhou, China
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1528-31. 2011....
- Cranial base abnormalities in osteogenesis imperfecta: phenotypic and genotypic determinantsMoira S Cheung
Genetics Unit, Shriners Hospital for Children, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
J Bone Miner Res 26:405-13. 2011..We did not find evidence for the hypothesis that bisphosphonate treatment protects against skull base abnormalities...
- Basilar impression associated with impacted cisterna magna, spastic paraparesis and distress of balance: case reportJosé Alberto Gonçalves da Silva
Neurosurgical Unit, Hospital Santa Isabel, Joao Pessoa, PB, Brazil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:668-71. 2006..Six months after posterior fossa decompression there was the disappearance of nuchal rigidity, vertigo, spastic paraparesis and improvement of balance. Nevertheless hyperreflexia and diminished pallesthesia of the lower limbs persisted...
- [A complex of skull base and cervical spine anomalies and Chiari type I malformation]N E Krupina
Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova 102:3-7. 2002..spine anomalies identified in the CMI patients into 3 groups: 1) primary anomalies (basilar invagination, platybasia, atlantal assimilation) predisposing to CMI development; frequent occurrence and reliable interrelation between ..
- Posterior fossa decompression with tonsillectomy in 104 cases of basilar impression, Chiari malformation and/or syringomyeliaJosé Alberto Gonçalves da Silva
Neurosurgical Division of Hospital Unimed, João Pessoa PB, Brazil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 69:817-23. 2011..A significant upward migration of the posterior fossa structures was detected by postoperative magnetic resonance imaging...
- [Surgical management of syringomyelia associated with Arnold-Chiari malformation, primary IgA deficiency and chromosomal abnormality--a case report]A Keyaki
Dpartment of Neurosurgery and Neurology, Tenri Hospital, Nara, Japan
Nihon Geka Hokan 59:161-7. 1990..Plain craniogram of lateral view showed small posterior cranial fossa with low positioned inion and platybasia. MRI with T1-weighted images in sagittal plane revealed tonsillar herniation reaching C1 and syrinx extending ..
- [An analysis of surgical outcome and influencing factors in patients of congenital basilar invagination with atlantal-axial dislocation: report of 120 cases]Xing Wen Wang
Department of Neurosurgery, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100053, China
Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 51:207-10. 2013..To investigate the surgical outcome and its influencing factors in patients of congenital basilar invagination (BI) with atlanto-axial dislocation (AAD)...
- Stroke due to a fusiform aneurysm of the cervical vertebral artery: case reportS Suzuki
Department of Neurosurgery, Kyushu University Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
Neuroradiology 40:19-22. 1998..Associated minor anomalies included fusion of the vertebral bodies of C5 and C6, cervical rib and platybasia. The left VA arose directly from the aortic arch and entered the transverse foramen at the C4 level...
- Distraction, compression, and extension reduction of basilar invagination and atlantoaxial dislocation: a novel pilot techniqueP Sarat Chandra
Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences AIIMS, New Delhi, India
Neurosurgery 72:1040-53; discussion 1053. 2013..The management of basilar invagination (BI) and atlantoaxial dislocation (AAD) is a challenge...
- Absence of correlation between infantile hypotonia and foramen magnum size in achondroplasiaK K Reynolds
Department of Medical Genetics, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Am J Med Genet 101:40-5. 2001..We found no correlation. These results suggest that there is no direct relationship and foraminal size does not affect severity of hypotonia. Other potential explanations for this infantile hypotonia are considered...
- Magnetic resonance imaging study of the craniocervical junctionA Tassanawipas
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand
J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong) 13:228-31. 2005....
- Paget's disease of the spine and its managementA G Hadjipavlou
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Crete Medical School, Heraklion, Greece
Eur Spine J 10:370-84. 2001..myelopathy by pagetic bone overgrowth, pagetic intraspinal soft tissue overgrowth, ossification of epidural fat, platybasia, spontaneous bleeding, sarcomatous degeneration and vertebral fracture or subluxation...
- Application of neuromuscular blockade and intraoperative 3D imaging in the reduction of basilar invaginationNader S Dahdaleh
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52442, USA
J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:119-24. 2012..Reducible lesions obviate a ventral decompression and require a dorsal-only approach for stabilization with or without a suboccipital decompression...
- [The role of platybasia in trigeminal neuralgia]J Abarca-Olivas
Servicio de Neurocirugia, Hospital General Universitario de Alicante, E 03010 Alicante, Espana
Rev Neurol 49:630-2. 2009..However, several cases of skull base deformities in patients with ITN have been reported in our bibliographic review. AIM. To compare the existence of platybasia between a group of patients with ITN and a randomized control group.
- Sublabial approach for the treatment of symptomatic basilar impression in a patient with Klippel-Feil syndromeChetan Bettegowda
Department of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Neurosurgery 69:ons77-82; discussion ons82. 2011..Symptomatic BI is often difficult to treat surgically secondary to the anatomic variants associated with many of the coinciding congenital syndromes...
- [Occipitocervical fusion in rheumatoid arthritis]M Rittmeister
Orthopade 30:932-6. 2001..As a result of fusion, the dens axis is unable to exert compression on the spinal cord with increased neck flexion...
- Endoscopic transnasal odontoidectomy combined with posterior reduction to treat basilar invagination: technical noteYong Yu
Department of Neurosurgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
J Neurosurg Spine 19:637-43. 2013..The purpose of this report is to validate the effectiveness of this treatment algorithm in selected cases and describe several operative nuances and pearls based on the authors' experience...
- Principles of management of osteometabolic disorders affecting the aging spineAlexander G Hadjipavlou
School of Health Sciences, University of Crete, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University General Hospital, PO Box 1352, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Eur Spine J 12:S113-31. 2003..myelopathy by pagetic bone overgrowth, pagetic intraspinal soft tissue overgrowth, ossification of epidural fat, platybasia, spontaneous bleeding, sarcomatous degeneration and vertebral fracture or subluxation...
- Reversal of longstanding musculoskeletal changes in basilar invagination after surgical decompression and stabilizationAtul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, India
J Neurosurg Spine 10:220-7. 2009..The implications of such an analysis in understanding the pathogenesis of a number of features that are characteristically associated with basilar invagination are evaluated...
- Transoral approach and its superior extensions to the craniovertebral junction malformations: surgical strategies and resultsPaolo Perrini
Neurosurgical Department, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Neurosurgery 64:331-42; discussion 342. 2009..To review our experience with the surgical management of craniovertebral junction malformations, focusing on the selection of surgical approach, management of the associated Chiari malformation, and postoperative instability...
- Platybasia and Klippel Feil-syndrome: case reportAzra Alajbegovic
University Department of Neurology, Sarajevo University Clinical Center, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Acta Clin Croat 51:255-9. 2012A case is presented of a 35-year-old woman diagnosed with platybasia associated with Klippel-Feil syndrome type I...
- Surgical treatment of Klippel-Feil syndrome with basilar invaginationNobuhide Ogihara
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Shinshu University, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto City, Nagano, 390 8621, Japan
Eur Spine J 22:S380-7. 2013..Especially in basilar invagination (BI), which is a dislocation of the dens in an upper direction, compression of the spinomedullary junction from the ventral side results in paralysis, and treatment is required...
- Basilar impression as a possible cause of cerebellar stroke: case reportMarina Roje-Bedeković
University Department of Neurology, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia
Acta Clin Croat 50:577-80. 2011....
- Angular craniometry in craniocervical junction malformationRicardo Vieira Botelho
Post graduation Program in Health Sciences IAMSPE São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Neurosurg Rev 36:603-10; discussion 610. 2013..The Chiari malformation group does not show significant differences when compared with normal controls. Platybasia occurred only in basilar invagination and is suggested to be more prevalent in type II than in type I...
- Symptomatic intracranial hypertension and prolonged hypocalcemia following treatment of Paget's disease of the skull with zoledronic acidBruno Ferraz-de-Souza
Unidade de Doenças Osteometabólicas, Servico de Endocrinologia, Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Bone Miner Metab 31:360-5. 2013..Head CT and MRI revealed hydrocephalus with cerebellar tonsillar herniation, platybasia and basilar invagination...
- Endoscopic image-guided transcervical odontoidectomy: outcomes of 15 patients with basilar invaginationHormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Neurosurgery 70:351-9; discussion 359-60. 2012..Ventral decompression with posterior stabilization is the preferred treatment for symptomatic irreducible basilar invagination. Endoscopic image-guided transcervical odontoidectomy (ETO) may allow for decompression with limited morbidity...
- Giant intradiploic pseudomeningocele of occipital boneRajinder Kumar
Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
J Neurosurg Pediatr 9:82-5. 2012..Early diagnosis and treatment is essential. The authors suggest that this condition should be treated early, as for growing skull fractures...
- Klippel-Feil syndrome and Dandy-Walker malformationA Karaman
Erzurum Nenehatun Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Department of Medical Genetics, Erzurum, Turkey
Genet Couns 22:411-5. 2011The Klippel-Feil deformity is a complex of osseous and visceral anomalies, which include low hairline, platybasia, fused cervical vertebrae with a short neck, and deafness...
- Retrospective study of patients with Chiari: malformation submitted to surgical treatmentMario Augusto Taricco
Neurosurgery Division, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 66:184-8. 2008..Those CM cases associated with other abnormalities, such as SM and BI, probably need complementary techniques which will be the theme for new prospective studies...
- High cervical C3-4 'disc' compression associated with basilar invaginationAtul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G S Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, India
Neurol India 56:68-70. 2008..The patient had marked clinical recovery, despite the fact that no direct procedure was done for C3-4 disc decompression. The case suggests that C3-4 disc changes could be secondary to primary instability at the craniovertebral junction...
- Transoral approach to the craniovertebral junctionJosé Alberto Landeiro
Hospital da Força Aérea do Galeão, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 65:1166-71. 2007..In patients with marked ventral compression, the transoral approach provides direct access to the anterior face of the craniovertebral junction and effective means for odontoidectomy...
- Specific entities affecting the craniocervical region: osteogenesis imperfecta and related osteochondrodysplasias: medical and surgical management of basilar impressionArnold H Menezes
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, 1824 JPP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Childs Nerv Syst 24:1169-72. 2008..Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is an inheritable disorder of bone development caused by defective collagen synthesis. The attendant basilar impression or secondary basilar invagination is uncommon but can be devastating...
- Cervical vertebrae anomalies-incidental findings on lateral cephalogramsPriyavrat Soni
Division of Orthodontics, Department of Dental Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India
Angle Orthod 78:176-80. 2008..Patients were educated about the likely future course of these findings. Specialist follow-up was advised to all the patients...
- Basilar impression and osteogenesis imperfecta: a 21-year retrospective review of outcomes in 20 patientsAhmed G Ibrahim
Victor Horsley Department of Neurosurgery, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, United Kingdom
J Neurosurg Spine 7:594-600. 2007..This study is a retrospective review of the 21-year experience of ventral decompression surgery and dorsal occipitocervical fixation in patients with BI secondary to OI and is the largest patient series reported to date...
- Three sisters with Chiari I malformation with and without associated syringomyeliaJames D Weisfeld-Adams
Department of Paediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
Pediatr Neurosurg 43:533-8. 2007..A fourth (the eldest) sister was asymptomatic and did not have CMI or syrinx. The girls' mother had platybasia on screening MR and a history of cough headaches...
- C1-C2 arthrodesis after transoral odontoidectomy and suboccipital craniectomy for ventral brain stem compression in Chiari I patientsSteven W Hwang
Department of Neurosurgery 178, Tufts New England Medical Center, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Eur Spine J 17:1211-7. 2008Chiari I malformations are often associated with congenital craniocervical anomalies such as platybasia, basilar invagination, and retroflexion of the odontoid process...
- Atlantoaxial joint distraction as a treatment for basilar invagination: a report of an experience with 11 casesAtul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward 7th Memorial Hospital and Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Neurol India 56:144-50. 2008..Bone graft that is additionally placed within the appropriately prepared atlantoaxial joint and posterior to the arch of atlas and lamina of C2 provides bony fusion...
- Posterior occipitocervical fixation under skull-femoral traction for the treatment of basilar impression in a child with Klippel-Feil syndromeT Dokai
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, 36 1 Nishi cho, Yonago, Tottori 683 8504, Japan
J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:1571-4. 2011..Our surgical strategy was an alternative solution. Prior to a posterior cervical fixation, without decompression, skull traction was used to confirm that the deformity was reducible and effective in resolving associated myelopathy...
- The importance of platybasia and the palatine line in patient selection for endonasal surgery of the craniocervical junction: a radiographic study of 12 patientsIvan H El-Sayed
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
World Neurosurg 76:183-8; discussion 74-8. 2011..is performed to manage a variety of conditions, including basilar invagination, which can be associated with platybasia. We have noted that the anatomic changes of platybasia could affect the height of the odontoid over a line drawn ..
- Cerebral anomalies and Chiari type 1 malformationMarcelo Galarza
Regional Service of Neurosurgery, Virgen de la Arrixaca University Hospital, Murcia, Spain
Pediatr Neurosurg 46:442-9. 2010..To analyze the association of diverse cerebral anomalies in a series of pediatric patients with cerebellar tonsillar ectopia...
- The role of cephalometry in assessing velopharyngeal dysfunction in velocardiofacial syndromeAravindhan Veerapandiyan
Duke University Medical Center, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, Durham, North Carlolina 27710, USA
Laryngoscope 121:732-7. 2011..To report our experience with cephalometry in evaluating velopharyngeal dysfunction (VPD) in velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS) and its utility in assessing the role of cervical spine abnormalities in VPD, prior to surgical correction of VPD...
- Cranial base, maxillary and mandibular morphology in Down syndromeSunjay Suri
Discipline of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Angle Orthod 80:861-9. 2010..To test the null hypothesis that there is no difference between craniofacial measurements of individuals with Down syndrome (DS) and normal controls...
- Brain stem compression and atlantoaxial instability secondary to chronic rheumatoid arthritis in a 67-year-old femaleEve E Bonic
Department of Radiology, Logan College of Chiropractic, Chesterfield, Missouri 63006 1065, USA
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 33:315-20. 2010..The pathophysiology, clinical presentation, imaging, and surgical management are discussed...
- Posterior fossa arachnoid cysts and cerebellar tonsillar descent: short reviewMarcelo Galarza
Regional Service of Neurosurgery, Virgen de la Arrixaca University Hospital, El Palmar, 30120 Murcia, Spain
Neurosurg Rev 33:305-14; discussion 314. 2010..A patient with achondroplasia showed features of platybasia. Associated malformations included craniofacial dysmorphism in a patient diagnosed of trichorhinophalangeal ..
- Dimensions of the craniocervical junction in longitudinal analysis of normal growthHeidi Arponen
Department of Orthodontics, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, P O Box 41, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
Childs Nerv Syst 26:763-9. 2010..of the craniocervical junction in the form of basilar impression or invagination, with often-associated platybasia, is a clinically significant cause of neurological symptoms particularly in patients with inherited diseases ..
- Syringomyelia with irreducible atlantoaxial dislocation, basilar invagination and Chiari I malformationShenglin Wang
Orthopaedic Department, Peking University Third Hospital, No 49 North Garden Street, Haidian District, 100191 Beijing, China
Eur Spine J 19:361-6. 2010..Final follow-up at 2-years revealed an excellent clinical outcome...
- Basilar invagination, Chiari malformation, syringomyelia: a reviewAtul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, KEM Hospital and Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Mumbai 400 012, India
Neurol India 57:235-46. 2009..The division of patients with basilar invagination on the basis of presence or absence of instability provides insight into the pathogenesis of the anomaly and a basis for rational surgical treatment...
- Endoscopic transnasal decompression for management of basilar invagination in osteogenesis imperfectaMitchell A Hansen
Department of Neurosurgery, Westmead Private Hospital, Westmead, Australia
J Neurosurg Spine 9:354-7. 2008..This technical note outlines a novel endoscopic transnasal approach for ventral decompression. The literature is reviewed and a strategy for the management of BI in patients with OI is outlined...
- Surgical planning for restoring velopharyngeal function in velocardiofacial syndromeAntonio Ysunza
Cleft Palate Clinic, Hospital Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1572-5. 2009..VPI is much more frequent due to special abnormal conditions inherent to VCFS including: platybasia, hypotrophy of adenoid, enlarged tonsils, hypotonia and abnormal pharyngeal muscles.
- [A new surgical treatment for syringomyelia, scoliosis, Arnold-Chiari malformation, kinking of the brainstem, odontoid recess, idiopathic basilar impression and platybasia]M B Royo Salvador
, , Barcelona, Jefe del,
Rev Neurol 25:523-30. 1997..responsible for idiopathic syringomyelia (SMI), idiopathic scoliosis (ESCID), Arnold Chiari malformation (ARCH), platybasia (PTB), basilar impression (IMB), odontoid recess (RTO) kinking of the brain stem (KTC) and considering the ..
- [Schwartz-Jampel syndrome: a description of two adult siblings]F J Carod-Artal
Hospital Sarah, Brasilia DF, Brasil
Rev Neurol 35:131-4. 2002..We report on the clinical, electromyographical and radiological findings of two siblings affected by the disease and who were diagnosed late, in adulthood...
- Cranial settlingDavid W Cahill
J Neurosurg 97:272; author reply 272. 2002
- [Radiological changes in the cervical spine in rheumatoid arthritis -- prognostic factors obtained by a cross-sectional study]H Reichel
Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Orthopädie und Physikalische Medizin, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Str 22, 06097 Halle, Germany halle de
Z Rheumatol 61:710-7. 2002..The study investigates the relationship between the course of the RA and the degree of radiological changes in the cervical spine and describes prognostic factors of cervical spine involvement...
- Hajdu-Cheney syndrome and syringomyelia. Case reportAlexis Faure
Department of Neurotraumatology, University Hospital Hotel Dieu, Nantes, France
J Neurosurg 97:1441-6. 2002..7-year-old boy with Hajdu-Cheney syndrome presented with cervical syringomyelia related to rapidly progressing platybasia. Decompressive craniectomy provided temporary improvement, and his clinical status was eventually stabilized ..
- Resolution of syringomyelia and basilar invagination after traction. Case illustrationVivek Joseph
Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
J Neurosurg 98:298. 2003
- Osteogenesis imperfecta in childhood: MR imaging of basilar impressionG J M Janus
Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, University Medical Centre, Wilhelmina Childrens Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Eur J Radiol 47:19-24. 2003..To confirm this sign and altered geometrical relationships of the craniocervical junction in course of time with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
- Basilar impression, Chiari malformation and syringomyelia: a retrospective study of 53 surgically treated patientsJosé Alberto Gonçalves da Silva
Serviço de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia, Hospital Santa Isabel, João Pessoa PB, Brazil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:368-75. 2003....
- Treatment of craniocervical spine lesion with osteogenesis imperfecta: a case reportMasahiro Nakamura
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E224-7. 2002..A case report of craniocervical spine lesions including basilar impression, atlantoaxial dislocation, and syringomyelia, with osteogenesis imperfecta is presented, and the literature is reviewed...
- [Arnold-Chiari II malformation and basilar impression. Report of one case (a literature review)]M Thiebaut
Service de médecine physique et réadaptation fonctionnelle, Hopital Morvan, 5, avenue Foch, 29609, Brest, France
Ann Readapt Med Phys 45:131-8. 2002..To tell the rare association of Arnold-Chiari II malformation and basilar impression and to describe an exceptional clinical state with a particular surgical approach...
- Neurofibromatosis, stroke and basilar impression. Case reportE J Piovesan
Internal Medicine Department, Hospital de Clinicas of Federal University of Parana, Brasil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 57:484-8. 1999..Basilar impression associated with this case may be considered a pure coincidence, but rare cases of basilar impression and NF1 have been described...
- Homonucleotide expansion and contraction mutations of PAX2 and inclusion of Chiari 1 malformation as part of renal-coloboma syndromeL A Schimmenti
Departments of Human Genetics and Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 7088, USA
Hum Mutat 14:369-76. 1999..Additionally, this girl developed hydrocephalus associated with platybasia and a Chiari 1 malformation. We examined genomic DNA from these individuals by SSCP and sequencing...
- Velopharyngeal insufficiency and articulation impairment in velo-cardio-facial syndrome: the influence of adenoids on phonemic developmentN Havkin
Communication Disorder Unit, Center for the Diagnosis, Treatment, and Study of Velo Cardio Facial Syndrome, Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Science, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 54:103-10. 2000..Factors studied included palatal clefting, hypotonia, platybasia, and adenoid size...
- Stroke following appendectomy under general anesthesia in a patient with basilar impressionH Zotter
Department of Pediatrics, University of Graz, Austria
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 44:1271-2. 2000....
- Diagnosing basilar invagination in the rheumatoid patient. The reliability of radiographic criteriaK D Riew
The University Hospitals Spine Institute, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:194-200. 2001..The purpose of the present study was to validate and compare the most widely accepted plain radiographic criteria for basilar invagination in this patient population...
- Osteogenesis imperfecta at the beginning of bone and joint decadeD Primorac
Laboratory for Clinical and Forensic Genetics, Split University Hospital and School of Medicine, Spinciceva 1, 21 000 Split, Croatia
Croat Med J 42:393-415. 2001..Thus, we also describe different genetic therapeutic approaches that have been tested either on OI cells or on available OI murine models...
- Trigeminal neuralgia associated with achondroplasia. Case report with literature reviewY Takada
Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 143:1173-6. 2001..This is the first reported case of trigeminal neuralgia in a patient with achondroplasia. The deformity of the skull base was considered to influence the development of the trigeminal neuralgia...
- Extreme lateral-transatlas approach for resection of the dens of the axisUgur Ture
Department of Neurosurgery, Marmara University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
J Neurosurg 96:73-82. 2002..as an alternative approach. In this report, the authors describe the surgical technique of the extreme lateral-transatlas approach and their clinical experiences...
- [Anterior bulbar compresion with basilar impresion. Surgical management by 2-Piece Le Fort I Transmaxilar Osteotomy]F Falahat
Servicios de Cirugia Oral y macilofacial, Hospital Clínico San Carlos Madrid Spain
Neurocirugia (Astur) 14:417-22. 2003..Therefore we chose the use of a LFPS to approach this lesion. With an optimal surgical field, a complete excision of the lesion was obtained. The postoperatory result in the subsequent follow-up was highly satisfactory...
- A prospective controlled study of sleep respiratory events in patients with craniovertebral junction malformationRicardo Vieira Botelho
Department of Psychobiology, Sleep Institute, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Neurosurg 99:1004-9. 2003..The respiratory center and some of its afferent and efferent components can be altered in these diseases. The authors studied patients with and without CVJM to determine whether this physical feature contributed to sleep disturbances...
- Circumferential decompression of the foramen magnum for the treatment of syringomyelia associated with basilar invaginationFrederic P Collignon
Department of Neurologic Surgery, Joseph 1 229, Saint Mary s Hospital, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, MN 55905, Rochester, USA
Neurosurg Rev 27:168-72. 2004..These cases demonstrate that circumferential decompression of the foramen magnum may be necessary in some cases of cervical syringomyelia associated with basilar invagination and Chiari malformation...
- Midfacial translocation, a variation of the approach to the rhinopharynx, clivus and upper odontoid processFrancisco Verissimo de Mello-Filho
Department of Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 34:400-4. 2006....
- Basilar impression in osteogenesis imperfecta: can it be treated with halo traction and posterior fusion?D P Noske
Department of Neurosurgery, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:1301-5; discussion 1305. 2006..In conclusion, posterior fusion without additional VP shunt placement may not be effective in the long term for ameliorating symptoms and signs and halting progressive hydrocephalus in BI complicating OI...
- Endoscopic transoral surgery for craniovertebral junction anomalies. Technical noteMazhar Husain
Department of Neurosurgery, King George s Medical University, Lucknow, India
J Neurosurg Spine 5:367-73. 2006..The use of minimally invasive endoscopic techniques has the potential to reduce the need for a wider cranial base opening and to decrease postoperative complications...
- Evaluation of platybasia in patients with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgiaYucel Kanpolat
Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Ankara University, Ankara 06100, Turkey
Surg Neurol 67:78-81; discussion 81-2. 2007..The aim of the present study was to investigate one such skull base deformity, platybasia, in ITN patients in comparison with a randomized control population.
- Endoscopic image-guided odontoidectomy for decompression of basilar invagination via a standard anterior cervical approach. Technical noteJean Paul Wolinsky
Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 6:184-91. 2007..The technique is safe and effective for decompression and provides a surgical route that can be added to the armamentarium of treatments for pathological conditions in this region...
- Platybasia and basilar invaginationJ M S Pearce
Department of Neurology, Hull Royal Infirmary and Hull York Medical School, Hull, UK
Eur Neurol 58:62-4. 2007Descriptions of the flattening (platybasia) of the skull base and the upward displacement(impression) of the basilar and condylar portions of the occipitalbone by the upper cervical spine date to the late 18th and early 19th centuries...
- Congenital anomalies of the cervical spinePaul Klimo
88th SGOS SGCXN, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433, USA
Neurosurg Clin N Am 18:463-78. 2007..In general, those lesions that are causing or have caused neurologic injury, chronic pain, or spinal deformity or place the patient at high risk for developing these require treatment...
- [Surgical therapy of the rheumatic cervical spine]F Kerschbaumer
Klinik Rotes Kreuz, Frankfurt am Main
Z Orthop Unfall 145:655-69; quiz 670-3. 2007
- Skull base abnormalities in osteogenesis imperfecta: a cephalometric evaluation of 54 patients and 108 control volunteersOuti Kovero
Department of Oral Radiology, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, Finland
J Neurosurg 105:361-70. 2006..They were surprised to find that the previously used diagnostic measures for basilar abnormality in patients with OI were exceeded in 6.5 to 7.4% of the controls, and hence needed to be reevaluated...
- Halo traction in basilar invagination: technical case reportSerkan Simsek
Neurosurgery Department, Ministry of Health, Diskapi Educational and Research Hospital, Ankara 06110, Turkey
Surg Neurol 66:311-4; discussion 314. 2006..We aimed to discuss the role of the halo vest apparatus traction on the reduction of severe anterior compression pathologies in basilar invagination...
- Myelopathy by lesions of the craniocervical junction in a patient with forestier diseaseHugues Pascal-Moussellard
Service Orthopédie Pr Saillant, CHU Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E557-60. 2006..The authors report a case of a patient with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) associated with basilar impression resulting in tetraparesis...
- Surgical management of high cervical disc prolapse associated with basilar invagination--two case reportsAtul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, Seth G S Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 44:142-5. 2004..Both the patients were relieved of symptoms and remained asymptomatic at follow up. Simultaneous fixation procedure is not mandatory after transoral surgery in patients with basilar invagination...
- [A case of brainstem and cerebellar infarctions related to basilar impression]Takashi Kasai
Department of Neurology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
Rinsho Shinkeigaku 44:203-6. 2004..The mechanical stress on the bilateral vertebral arteries may have caused infarctions in the territories of the posterior circulation of this patient with basilar impression...
- Results of the treatment of syringomyelia associated with Chiari malformation: analysis of 60 casesJosé Arnaldo Motta de Arruda
Servico de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario Walter Cantidio, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Fortaleza, CE, Brasil
Arq Neuropsiquiatr 62:237-44. 2004..Syringomyelia signs improved statistically more than CM signs. In half of patients, the percent improvement of signs and symptoms ranged between 40% and 60%...
- Malformations of the craniocervical junction: 3D-CT evaluationI Tsitouridis
Radiology Dept, Papageorgiou General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
Stud Health Technol Inform 91:320-1. 2002
- Progressive basilar invagination after transoral odontoidectomy: treatment by atlantoaxial facet distraction and craniovertebral realignmentAtul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai, India
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E551-5. 2005....
- Craniovertebral junction realignment for the treatment of basilar invagination with syringomyelia: preliminary report of 12 casesAtul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 45:512-7; discussion 518. 2005..Manipulation of the atlantoaxial joints and restoring the anatomical craniovertebral alignments in selected cases of syringomyelia leads to remarkable and sustained clinical recovery, and is probably the optimum surgical treatment...
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