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What is Atlanto-Axial Fusion?

What is Atlanto-Axial Fusion?

  • Atlanto-Axial Fusion: A congenital anomaly where the first neck vertebrae is fused to the skull.

Atlanto-Axial Fusion is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Atlanto-Axial Fusion, or a subtype of Atlanto-Axial Fusion, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Atlanto-Axial Fusion: Introduction

Types of Atlanto-Axial Fusion:

Broader types of Atlanto-Axial Fusion:

What causes Atlanto-Axial Fusion?

Causes of Atlanto-Axial Fusion: see causes of Atlanto-Axial Fusion

What are the symptoms of Atlanto-Axial Fusion?

Symptoms of Atlanto-Axial Fusion: see symptoms of Atlanto-Axial Fusion

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Atlanto-Axial Fusion: Pediatrician, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Atlanto-Axial Fusion.
Treatments for Atlanto-Axial Fusion: see treatments for Atlanto-Axial Fusion
Research for Atlanto-Axial Fusion: see research for Atlanto-Axial Fusion

Name and Aliases of Atlanto-Axial Fusion

Main name of condition: Atlanto-Axial Fusion

Other names or spellings for Atlanto-Axial Fusion:

Atlantoaxial joint fusion

Atlantoaxial joint fusion, Atlantoaxial joint fusion
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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