Cervical Abnormalities in Osteochondrodysplasia

  • Jean Dubousset
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 48)


Eighty-five children were treated for spinal deformities occurring in conjunction with osteochondrodysplasia; 11 patients revealed metabolic disorders (mucopolysaccharidosis) and were excluded from this series. Of the remaining 74 children with multiple types of osteochondrodystrophy, 13 had achondroplasia and 2 pseudo-achondroplasia (Table).


Spinal Deformity Craniocervical Junction Basilar Invagination Cervical Abnormality Arnold Chiari Malformation 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Dubousset
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  1. 1.Paediatric Orthopaedic ServiceSt. Vincent de Paul HospitalParisFrance

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