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Neurosurgery:
Case Report

Synovial Cyst at the C1‐C2 Junction

Goffin, Jan M.D.; Wilms, Guy M.D.; Plets, Chris M.D.; Bruneel, Bart M.D.; Casselman, Jan M.D.

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Abstract

Intraspinal synovial or ganglion cysts of the cervical spine are rare. We present the third reported case of a degenerative articular cyst of the upper cervical spine, involving the quadrate ligament of the odontoid process. Magnetic resonance examination reveals typical images. A new, more general terminology is proposed.

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