Platybasia

Platybasia is a spinal disease of a malformed relationship between the occipital bone and cervical spine. It may be caused by Paget`s disease. Platybasia is also a feature of Gorlin-Goltz syndrome, commonly known as basal cell nevus syndrome. ...
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platybasia

(from the article `nervous system disease`) Platybasia, an abnormal shallowness of the base of the skull, is a malformation that may be associated with projection of the vertebral column ...
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platybasia

(plat″ĭ-ba┬┤se-ә) malformation of the base of the skull due to softening of skull bones or a developmental anomaly, with bulging upwards of the floor of the posterior cranial fossa adjacent to the foramen magnum, upward displacement of the upper cervical vertebrae, and bony impingement on the brainstem, ...
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platybasia

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. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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platybasia

Type: Term Pronunciation: plat′i-bā′sē-ă Definitions: 1. A developmental anomaly of the cranium or an acquired softening of the cranial bones so that the floor of the posterior cranial fossa bulges upward in the region about the foramen magnum. Synonyms: basilar invagination
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