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Platybasia (Basilar Impression) Summary

Description: A developmental deformity of the occipital bone and upper end of the cervical spine, in which the latter appears to have pushed the floor of the occipital bone upward. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Also Known As: Basilar Impression; Basilar Impressions; Impression, Basilar; Impressions, Basilar; Platybasias

Networked: 32 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 0 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Platybasia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Shprintzen VCF syndrome : 2 results : IBA
  2. type 1 Osteogenesis imperfecta : 2 results : IBA
  3. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin) : 1 result : IBA
  4. Diphosphonates : 1 result : IBA
  5. Calcitonin (Calcitonin, Eel) : 1 result : FDA 1 Generic
  6. Atlanto-Axial Fusion : 1 result : IBA
  7. type 2A Osteogenesis imperfecta : 1 result : IBA
  8. Sprengel deformity : 1 result : IBA
  9. Congenital torticollis : 1 result : IBA
  10. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 1 result : IBA

Diseases Related to Platybasia

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Dislocations
  3. Platybasia (Basilar Impression)
  4. Syringomyelia (Morvan's Disease)
  5. Hydrocephalus (Hydrocephaly)
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Key Therapies for Platybasia

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  1. Decompression : 3 outcomes in 12 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Traction : 4 results
  4. X-Ray Film : 3 results
  5. Tonsillectomy : 1 result
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