Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) pseudoarthrosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Incidental finding on follow-up.

Pseudoarthrosis leading to eventual hardware failure with fracture thought both upper screws

Case Discussion

This patient had an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) with bone graft. The graft did not take, and the resultant pseudoarthrosis lead to eventual hardware failure with fracture thought both upper screws.

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Case information

rID: 4639
Case created: 24th Sep 2008
Last edited: 10th May 2017
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