Congenital anomaly of the atlas: Currarino type A
Mechanical fall. Down's syndrome. Collapse and loss of conciousness. GCS 14.
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Incidental finding. Sclerotic contoured defect of the posterior arch of the atlas in keeping with a Currarino type A congenital anomaly.
Trauma-related facial bone injury. Despite the traumatic origin, the appearance of the C1 defect is not suspicious of bony injury. Incidental finding of Currarino type A congenital anomaly.
- Currarino G, Rollins N, Diehl JT. Congenital defects of the posterior arch of the atlas: a report of seven cases including an affected mother and son. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1994;15 (2): 249-54. AJNR Am J