Cervical myelopathy caused by an exostosis of the posterior arch of C1

Chooi, Yew Siong and Siow, Yew Siong and Chong, Chee Seang (2005) Cervical myelopathy caused by an exostosis of the posterior arch of C1. The Bone & Joint Journal, 87-B (2). pp. 257-259. ISSN 2049-4394

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.87B2.15560

Abstract

We report a case of vertebral osteochondroma of C1 causing cord compression and myelopathy in a patient with hereditary multiple exostosis. We highlight the importance of early diagnosis and the appropriate surgery in order to obtain a satisfactory outcome.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Chong Chee Seang. Orthopaedic Surgeon. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Malaya Medical Centre, Pantai Valley, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult; Cervical Vertebrae*/surgery
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2011 00:55
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2019 06:20
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/513

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