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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1763--1766

Atlantoaxial and Subaxial Cervical Spinal Instability in Two Cases with Neurofibromatosis-Type 1


1 Department of Neurosurgery, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel; Consultant Neurosurgeon, Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Bandra (E), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Atul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, Lilavati Hospital and Research Center, Bandra, Mumbai - 400050, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.333503

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This is a report of two patients who were diagnosed to have NF-1. The patients had severe dystrophic soft tissue and bone changes leading to craniovertebral junction and subaxial cervical spinal instability and deformity. Both the patients underwent atlantoaxial and subaxial cervical spinal stabilization. No bone, soft tissue or tumor resection was done for decompression. Both patients had gratifying clinical recovery. Follow-up in both the patients is more than 12 months.






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