Left arcuate foramen

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Fall from bike.

Patient Data

Age: 26
Gender: Male

No fracture or malalignment. Incidental note of left arcuate foramen. 

Case Discussion

An arcuate foramen is a normal variant consisting of a bony bridge formed by calcifcation of the oblique atlanto-occipital ligaments. 

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Case information

rID: 26159
Published: 3rd Dec 2013
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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