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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 163-165

Ehler Danlos syndrome with cervical dislocation: An unusual case

Departments of Pediatrics and Neurosurgery, Safdarjung Hospital, Maulana Azad Medical College, LNJP Hospital, Delhi-110 029, India

Correspondence Address:
Neeraj Awasthy
123, Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110 018
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.43650

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Ehler-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is heritable connective tissue disorders with varied manifestations whose primary clinical features include soft, hyperextensible skin, dystrophic scarring, easy bruising, and joint hypermobility. Os odontoideum describes a condition in which the dens is separated from the axis body. The exact frequency is unknown. Known cases are either incidentally detected or are diagnosed when patients become symptomatic. Cervical dislocation has been described with type VI lesions but no association with Os odontoideum was found in the English literature. We describe a case of 5-year-old boy a case of Ehler Danlos syndrome presenting with features of cervical dislocation due to Os odontoideum.


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