Cervical spine anatomy

Case contributed by Mr Andrew Murphy

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
Annotated image

a) anterior arch of atlas

b) posterior arch of the atlas

c) body of C2

d) inferior articular process

e) superior articular process

f) zygapophyseal (facet) joint

g) spinous process

h) intevertebral disc space

Case Discussion

Cervical spine anatomy, original case courtesy of Dr Andrew Dixon, rID: 32505

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Case information

rID: 58729
Case created: 3rd Mar 2018
Last edited: 3rd Mar 2018
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Princess Alexandra Hospital

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