EURORAD ESR

Case 1218

Os odontoideum

Author(s)
S. Tandeles, P. Samelis (*), E. Kailidou, V. Katsiva, M. Tibishrani
 
Patient
male, 20 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Lateral cervical plain radiograph.

    Well corticated ossicle located posterior to hypertrophic anterior arch of the atlas and the hypoplastic odontoid process.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Lateral cervical plain radiograph.;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT scan of the cervical spine: the ossicle is separate .
     

    Os odontoideum.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the cervical spine: the ossicle is separate .;

    Image between 2a and 2b.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the cervical spine: the ossicle is separate .;

    The hypoplastic odontoid process.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: CT scan of the cervical spine: the ossicle is separate .;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Sagittal reformation of C1-C3.

    Confirmation of the diagnosis of os odontoideum.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Sagittal reformation of C1-C3.;
     
     
Well corticated ossicle located posterior to hypertrophic anterior arch of the atlas and the hypoplastic odontoid process.
 
Os odontoideum.
 
Image between 2a and 2b.
 
The hypoplastic odontoid process.
 
Confirmation of the diagnosis of os odontoideum.
 
 
 
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