Management of lesions involving the craniocervical junction

John R. Vender, Dennis E. McDonnell

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Abstract

The craniocervical junction is a unique biomechanical interface that acts as a transition zone between the cranial base and the upper cervical spine. A clear understanding of the embryologic derivation and anatomic orientation of the osseus, ligamentous, and neural structures making up the craniocervical junction is imperative before embarking on the diagnosis and management of pathologic lesions affecting this region.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)151-171
Number of pages21
JournalNeurosurgery Quarterly
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2001

Keywords

  • Cervicomedullary junction
  • Craniocervical junction
  • Occipital-cervical junction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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