Atlantoaxial subluxation mimicking neck mass


Ozmen S., Bajin D. M. , Ozmen O. A. , Akyol U. M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY EXTRA, vol.2, no.1, pp.20-22, 2007 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.pedex.2006.11.002
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY EXTRA
  • Page Numbers: pp.20-22

Abstract

Non-traumatic atlantoaxial subluxation (AAS) is a rare complication of upper respiratory system infection or head and neck surgery. It is called Grisel's syndrome named after P. Grisel, who first described this condition. MS without an underlying cause is an extremely rare entiity. We present a case of MS mimicking anterior in the neck without an underlying cause. (C) 2006 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.