Case report: Congenital absence of the dens

Manish Bajaj, Hemant Jangid, A. Vats, M. Meena

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A 36-year-old man presented with headache and right upper and lower limb weakness for 10 days. MRI revealed absence of the odontoid process of the C2 vertebral body, with resultant atlantoaxial dislocation along with myelomalacic changes involving the cervicomedullary junction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-111
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Radiology and Imaging
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Absent
  • Congenital
  • Dens

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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