Atlantoaxial subluxation

Case contributed by Dr David Clemo Steel


Congenital subluxation.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Cervical spine

The left anterior facet of C1 is fixed on the facet of C2, with anterior displacement of the right anterior facet. The right odontoid space with the axis is widened.

C1 is not oriented with C2, but actually rotated.

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Case information

rID: 44681
Published: 3rd May 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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