Atlantoaxial subluxation or dislocation refers to a loss of stability between the atlas and axis. In simpler words, it is a disorder of C1–C2 that results in loss of normal articulation and causes impairment in neck rotation.
Cause of Atlantoaxial subluxation or dislocation
The atlantoaxial joints can lose stable articulation due to any of the following reasons:
Symptoms of Atlantoaxial subluxation or dislocation
Diagnosis of Atlantoaxial subluxation or dislocation
Diagnosis requires thorough evaluation of the symptoms along with physical and neurological examination of the patient. In addition to this, following diagnostic tests may help in confirmation of the diagnosis:
Treatment of Atlantoaxial subluxation or dislocation
Treatment depends upon the symptomatic or asymptomatic condition of the patient and may include:
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