Amyloidoma of the Craniovertebral Junction

Neurol India. 2004 Jun;52(2):241-2.


We report a rare case of localized amyloidoma of the craniovertebral junction causing severe myelopathy and respiratory distress and death. The clinical features and the natural history of this rare condition are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Amyloidosis / diagnosis*
  • Amyloidosis / diagnostic imaging
  • Amyloidosis / pathology
  • Atlanto-Occipital Joint / diagnostic imaging*
  • Atlanto-Occipital Joint / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Radiography