Spine Archive: Rheumatoid

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid disease in the cervical spine can occur with neck pain, radiculopathy, or myelopathy, although it often can be asymptomatic, particularly at the onset. The disease affects the C1-2 articulation most frequently, also causing basilar invagination and subaxial subluxation.

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