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Case Report

Early Identification of Traumatic Durotomy Associated with Atlantooccipital Dislocation May Prevent Retropharyngeal Pseudomeningocele Development

Table 1

Cases of retropharyngeal pseudomeningocele following AOD.

AuthorYearAgeAOD managementSymptomDiagnosis of RPHydrocephalusTreatment of RPOutcome

Williams et al. [3]19953.5ArthrodesisRespiratory and dysphagia4 weeksYesVP shuntResolution of RP
Naso et al. [5]199726 HaloRespiratory and dysphagia3.5 monthsYesVP shuntResolution of RP
199711UnknownRespiratory5 weeksYesNoneDied
Reed et al. [6]20059ArthrodesisIncidental4 weeksYesNoneDied
Cognetti et al. [2]200619ArthrodesisDysphagia6 weeksNoLP shuntResolution of RP
Gutiérrez-González et al. [4] 200829Hard collarRespiratory3 weeksNoNoneDied
Qiu et al.
(current report)
201360ArthrodesisRespiratory, weaknessNo RPNoNoneNo RP

AOD: atlantooccipital dislocation, VP: ventriculoperitoneal, LP: lumboperitoneal, and RP: retropharyngeal pseudomeningocele.

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