Platybasia

Platybasia is characterized by abnormal flattening of the skull base as defined as a base of skull angle over 143º.

Clinical presentation

Platybasia alone does not usually cause symptoms unless it is associated with basilar invagination.

Pathology

Etiology
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Article information

rID: 1892
System: Head & Neck
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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  • Case 2: with osteogenesis imperfecta
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  • Figure 4: with basilar invagination
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