Abnormal Terminal Vertebral Artery in Atlantoaxial Dislocation: A Rare Case Report

Authors

  • Sukriti Das Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangladesh
  • Haradhan Deb Nath Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangladesh
  • Md Ataur Rahman Chief Resident, Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangladesh
  • Abu Naim Wakil Uddin Research Assistant, Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangladesh
  • KH Olinur Razib Resident, Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjns.v11i2.61456

Keywords:

Vertebral artery anomaly, AAD, Atlantoaxial dislocation, Posterior fixation of C1-C2

Abstract

Atlantoaxial dislocation (AAD), is a challenging disorder of the craniocervical junction. Because of its deep location and intricate anatomic structure, the craniocervical junction is always a difficult region for spine surgery. (1) Risk of vertebral artery injury makes the surgery difficult. Patient having an abnormal vertebral artery, like our patient, makes the situation more complicated.

Bang. J Neurosurgery 2022; 11(2): 118-121

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Published

2022-09-07

How to Cite

Das, S. ., Nath, H. D. ., Rahman, M. A. ., Uddin, A. N. W. ., & Razib, K. O. . (2022). Abnormal Terminal Vertebral Artery in Atlantoaxial Dislocation: A Rare Case Report. Bangladesh Journal of Neurosurgery, 11(2), 118–121. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjns.v11i2.61456

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Case Reports