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Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 73–74 | Cite as

Atlanto-Axial Subluxation following tonsil-adenoid removal

  • P. P. Karnik
  • K. R. Manelkar
  • M. V. Ingle
  • K. L. Shah
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Abstract

A case of Atianto-Axial Subluxation following tonsiladenoid removal is documented along with the pre and post-reduction roentgenograms.

Keywords

Localise Tenderness Unusual Complication Axial Joint Atlanto Axial Joint Transverse Ligament 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. P. Karnik
    • 1
  • K. R. Manelkar
    • 2
  • M. V. Ingle
    • 1
  • K. L. Shah
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of OtolaryngologySeth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. HospitalBombay
  2. 2.Department of OrthopaedicsSeth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. HospitalBombay

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