Yıl 2017, Cilt 11, Sayı 3, Sayfalar 141 - 145 2017-12-15

The atlanto-occipital joint: a concise review of its anatomy and injury

Gergely Bodon [1] , Paul J. Choi [2] , Joe Iwanaga [3] , R. Shane Tubbs [4]

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The atlanto-occipital joint (AOJ) is an important transitional region, which supports and stabilizes the cranium to the spine

with its surrounding ligamentous structures. An injury to this joint is often accompanied by brain injury and may be fatal. A

good understanding of the anatomy of this joint is required to timely diagnose an AOJ instability and intervene via the means

of an immediate fixation. We discuss the normal anatomy of and anatomical variations within the occipito-atlantoaxial complex,

the classification systems to describe its disruption, and its clinical significance.

anatomy; craniocervical junction; injury; ligaments; trauma
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Yazar: Gergely Bodon
E-posta: paulchoi92@gmail.com
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Paul J. Choi
E-posta: paulchoi92@gmail.com
Ülke: United States


Yazar: Joe Iwanaga
E-posta: paulchoi92@gmail.com
Ülke: United States


Yazar: R. Shane Tubbs
E-posta: paulchoi92@gmail.com
Ülke: United States


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { anatomy385949, journal = {Anatomy}, issn = {1307-8798}, address = {Türk Anatomi ve Klinik Anatomi Derneği}, year = {2017}, volume = {11}, pages = {141 - 145}, doi = {}, title = {The atlanto-occipital joint: a concise review of its anatomy and injury}, key = {cite}, author = {Tubbs, R. Shane and Choi, Paul J. and Iwanaga, Joe and Bodon, Gergely} }
APA Bodon, G , Choi, P , Iwanaga, J , Tubbs, R . (2017). The atlanto-occipital joint: a concise review of its anatomy and injury. Anatomy, 11 (3), 141-145. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/anatomy/issue/34659/385949
MLA Bodon, G , Choi, P , Iwanaga, J , Tubbs, R . "The atlanto-occipital joint: a concise review of its anatomy and injury". Anatomy 11 (2017): 141-145 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/anatomy/issue/34659/385949>
Chicago Bodon, G , Choi, P , Iwanaga, J , Tubbs, R . "The atlanto-occipital joint: a concise review of its anatomy and injury". Anatomy 11 (2017): 141-145
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