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

Chooi, Y S; Siow, Y S; Chong, C S (2005) Cervical myelopathy caused by an exostosis of the posterior arch of C1. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume, 87 (2). pp. 257-9. ISSN 0301-620X

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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
Creators:
  1. Chooi, Y S
  2. Siow, Y S
  3. Chong, C S
Journal or Publication Title: The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
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 08:55
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2011 08:55
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/513

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