Atlanto-axial subluxation (Grisel's syndrome) following otolaryngological diseases and procedures.
What does AA stand for?
AA stands for Atlanto-Axial (joint)
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C2 (between C1 and C2) typically causes peri-auricular (ear) pain and is most frequently present in rheumatoid arthritis patients with atlanto-axial instability from inflammatory joint destruction.
33,34) Atlanto-axial subluxation may result in cruciate paralysis, which is a symmetric upper extremity paralysis with less lower extremity involvement.
The atlanto-axial portion of the vertebral artery is particularly of interest because this region is usually injured in cases of post-manipulative vertebral artery dissection and because of the large excursion of movement that takes place at this joint during neck rotation (Selecki 1969).
Atlanto-axial arthrodesis by the wedge compression method.
The diagnosis of minimal atlanto-axial subluxation.
There is also a separate chapter on atlanto-axial injuries.
In addition, athletes with mental retardation often have special health risks, such as atlanto-axial instability, cardiac lesions, cerebral palsy, and asthma (Robson, 1990).