Kimerle anomaly

Case contributed by Dr Spomenka Zulj Zilic


Neck and right shoulder pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Incidental Kimerle anomaly at C1 noted. 

Case Discussion

A Kimerle anomaly is a normal variant of the atlas, and is also known by many names including foramen arcuale atlantis and arcuate foramen. 

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Case information

rID: 54501
Case created: 12th Jul 2017
Last edited: 13th Jul 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded