Dens erosion (probably CPPD)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
CT
MRI

Erosion of the odontoid peg in a patient without inflammatory arthritis or gout most likely represents CPPD. 

Case Discussion

Erosion of the odontoid peg can result from a number of causes:

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Case information

rID: 2622
Case created: 7th May 2008
Last edited: 7th Sep 2015
Tags: cppd, dens
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