Klaus height index

Klaus height index is the distance between tip of the dens and the tuberculum torcula line (Twining's line). A normal height is 40-41mm.

A decreased Klaus height index is seen in basilar invagination.

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rID: 25671
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Klaus index
  • Index of Klaus

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