Accessory ossicle of the anterior arch of C1

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Fell off horse.

Patient Data

Age: 42
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

No fracture or malalignment demonstrated. Prevertebral soft tissues are within normal limits. Incidental note of accessory ossicel of the anterior arch of C1. 

Case Discussion

This is an incidental finding and is well-coritcated and in a typical position for this well-known ossicle and should not be confused for a traumatic injury. 

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Case Information

rID: 26182
Case created: 4th Dec 2013
Last edited: 4th May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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