Progressive supra-axial cervical instability in Down syndrome

A case report emphasising the role of extended short-segment fusion

G. H. Tan, K. K. Tan, Sabarul Afian Mokhtar, W. F. Liew, A. R. Mohamad

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Abstract

We report a case of upper cervical instability associated with Down syndrome to highlight its potential progression to inflict cord compression and the rationale for surgical decompression and extended short segment occipito-axial fusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)111-113
Number of pages3
JournalMedical Journal of Malaysia
Volume60
Issue numberSUPPL. C
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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Surgical Decompression
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Keywords

  • Down syndrome
  • Upper cervical instability

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  • Medicine(all)

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Progressive supra-axial cervical instability in Down syndrome : A case report emphasising the role of extended short-segment fusion. / Tan, G. H.; Tan, K. K.; Mokhtar, Sabarul Afian; Liew, W. F.; Mohamad, A. R.

In: Medical Journal of Malaysia, Vol. 60, No. SUPPL. C, 2005, p. 111-113.

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