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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 91-94

Atlantoaxial instability in a case of Maroteaux–Lamy syndrome


1 Department of Neurosurgery, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College; Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Atul Goel
Department of Neurosurgery, K.E.M. Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jcvjs.jcvjs_5_21

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A relatively rare report of an 8-year-old girl with Maroteaux–Lamy syndrome that is Type VI mucopolysaccharidosis who presented with symptoms of spastic quadriparesis related to atlantoaxial instability is presented. Atlantoaxial stabilization resulted in rapid and sustained neurological recovery.


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