Disease Information for Platybasia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Short neck/Brevicollis
Hypertonia
Weakness, arms, bilateral
Weakness, legs, bilateral
Active reflexes
Arm pain/stinger type (epicritic/trauma)
Headache in children
Hyperreflexia/DTRs increased
Lhermittes sign (tingling on neck flex)
Weak lower extremities
Limited neck movement
Neck pain
Asymptomatic patient
Weakness
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Diplopia Double vision
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/Head brain stem lesion
MRI/Head scan Brain stem lesion
X-RAY
Xray/Cervical spine abnormal
Xray/Skull abnormality
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cervical C5,6 radiculopathy/neuropathy
Cervical myelopathy
Hydrocephalus, acute acquired
Occipital neuritis/neuralgia
Platybasia
Ptussive Cough Headache Syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Definition

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)

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