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8) Fielding and coworkers demonstrated that the integrity of the transverse ligament is an important factor in preventing anterior subluxation of the atlas, especially during neck flexion.
Most of the high-grade changes seen in controls were localized to the transverse ligaments.
Finally, children, who are most frequently affected by Grisel's syndrome, have a known preexisting laxity of the stabilizing ligaments of C1 and C2, specifically the transverse ligament.
Schenck (1989) states that the major purpose of any surgical procedure for CTS is to lengthen the thick, transverse ligament which crosses at the base of the hand.

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