Short Segment Stabilization by Protecting the Alar Ligaments in a Case of Eosinophilic Granuloma Involving the C2 Spine


İlik M. K. , TÜMTÜRK A. , ULUTABANCA H. , KÜÇÜK A. , KOÇ R. K.

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.91, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 91
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.03.059
  • Title of Journal : WORLD NEUROSURGERY

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The craniocervical junction is a complex anatomic location that contains the occipital bone, atlas, axis, and important complex ligamentous structures. The stability of this region is ensured only with the help of ligaments.