International Journal of Anatomical Variations , vol.7, pp.14-16, 2014 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)
In this report, the authors describe a case of a 3-year-old boy with odontoid bone diagnosed after
trauma. The patient presented with pain following a fall from 3 meters height. Cervical CT images
revealed an odontoid bone. The odontoid bone and body of axis had continuous intact periosteum.
The regional anatomy and etiology of os odontoideum are discussed here.