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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Pilge, H; Prodinger, PM; Bürklein, D; Holzapfel, BM; Lauen, J 
Title:
Nontraumatic Subluxation of the Atlanto-Axial Joint as Rare Form of Aquired Torticollis: Diagnosis and Clinical Features of the Grisel's Syndrome. 
Abstract:
STUDY DESIGN.: Case report and review of the literature. OBJECTIVE.: We report a case of Grisel's syndrom with a delayed diagnosis. The patient's first presentation in our pediatric orthopedics department was 2 month after surgery (cochlea implantation) with a persistent torticollis. Radiographs revealed a subluxated atlantoaxial joint. We treated our patient with manual repositioning and calculated antibiotics, which lead to a restitutio ad integrum within a short time. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DA...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Spine 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
36 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
E747-51 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0362-2436 
TUM Institution:
dische Klinik und Poliklinik