The method of our time is to use not one but multiple exploration models.

Marshall McLuhan

Neurosurgical Interventions for Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Congenita: Clinical Presentation and Assessment of the Literature (Veeravagu A et al, 2013(pdf)

Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia (SED) is a rare disease that causes vertebral abnormalities and short-trunk dwarfism. The two forms of SED are congenita and tarda. Each form arises in a genetically distinct fashion and manifests with a different set of complications. SED congenita is more severe, and patients usually display atlantoaxial instability and odontoid hypoplasia. Patients often have various neurologic deficits caused by compression of the spinal cord. The region most affected is the craniovertebral junction (CVJ).

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