invagination

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Related to basilar invagination: Chamberlain line, platybasia, os odontoideum
  • noun

Synonyms for invagination

the condition of being folded inward or sheathed

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the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface

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Basilar invagination is a prolapse of the vertebral column into the skull base.
6] Milhorat, in a large prospective study of 364 symptomatic patients with Chiari I malformation, found that 65% had associated syrinx, 42% had scoliosis, and 12% had basilar invagination.
There was no evidence of basilar invagination (Fig 4).
Her MRI scan showed basilar invagination and compression of the cranio-cervical junction by the foramen magnum, the posterior arch of C1 and the odontoid peg.