Erosion of the odontoid process (differential)

A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Erosion of the odontoid peg can result from a number of pathological entities:

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rID: 1209
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Dens erosion (differential)
  • Differential diagnosis fo odontoid peg erosion
  • Differential diagnosis fo dens erosion
  • Dens erosion
  • Odontoid erosion
  • Odontoid peg erosion

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    Case 1: with rheumatoid arthritis
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    Case 2: with CPPD
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    TB of the dens
    Case 3: tuberculosis of the dens
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    Case 4: rheumatoid arthritis
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    Case 5: with hyperparathyroidism
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