occipital condyle


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Related to occipital condyle: palatine process, occipital condyle syndrome, Perpendicular plate

occipital condyle

[äk′sip·əd·əl ′kän‚dīl]
(anatomy)
An articular surface on the occipital bone which articulates with the atlas.
(invertebrate zoology)
A projection on the posterior border of an insect head which articulates with the lateral neck plates.
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As emphasized by this case report, our patient's occipital neuralgia would be classified as a secondary headache (identifiable cause; occipital condyle fractures).
Resection continued laterally to the left occipital condyle and posterior to C1.
MRI of the brain, brainstem, and cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine showed diffuse metastatic disease with involvement of the right occipital condyle (Fig.
The lower clivus involves the jugular tubercule to the foramen magnum and occipital condyle.
The osseous framework of the ventromedial cranial base is made up of the caudal segment of the clivus, the upper portion of the dens, the medial component of the occipital condyle, and both the superior articular facet and the anterior tubercle of C1.
5 101-127 120 (N=12) Circumference of horn core at base 349 428 410 346 330-385 335 (N=12) Maximum diameter of occipital condyle 76 76 62.
Ligamentous laxity, large size of the head relative to the body, relative weakness of the cervical musculature, and hypoplastic occipital condyles predispose children less than 10 years of age to atlanto-occipital injury.