Retro-odontoid "ghost" pseudotumours in atlanto-axial instability caused by rheumatoid arthritis

J. Kenéz, L. Turóczy, P. Barsi, R. Veres

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Among 27 cases of marked atlanto-axial instability investigated in the last 10 years we found three with reducible dislocation, in which a cystic "ghost" pseudotumours appeared behind the odontoid, maintaining cord compression even in the reduced position, thus influencing the strategy of operative treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-369
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1993


  • "ghost" cystic pseudotumour
  • Atlanto-axial region
  • Functional imaging
  • Instability
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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