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Flashcards in Atypical Cervical Vertebrae C7 Vertebra Prominens Deck (17):
1

What names may be given to C7

vertebra prominens
vertebral prominence

2

What is the name given to the topographical elevation observed at the base of the neck

vertebral prominence

3

What name is given only to C7

vertebra prominens

4

What is the segment and gender bias for vertebrae other than C7 becoming the vertebral prominence

C6 in females
T1 in males

5

What joint surfaces are present at the superior margin of the vertebral body of C7

anterior groove, posterior groove, right and left uncinate processes, cancellous bone

6

What joint surfaces are present at the inferior margin of the vertebral body of C7

the anterior and posterior margins of the inferior epiphyseal rim, cancellous bone

7

How many joint surfaces are present at the vertebral body of C7

8

8

What joint classifications are observed at the vertebral body of C7

fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis
cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) symphisis
modified synovial saddle (diarthrosis sellar)

9

how many synovial joints surfaces are observed at the vertebral body of C7

2

10

What muscles attach to the vertebral body of C7

Longus colli muscle

11

What features are typically present in the transverse foramen of C7

vertebral venous plexus, postganglionic sympathetic motor fibers

12

What muscles attach to the transverse process of C7

middle scalene, iliocostalis thoracis, longissimus cervicis, semispinalis capitis

rotators, intertransversarii and levator costarum brevis

13

What is the orientation of the superior articular facet of C7

BUM backward upward and medial

14

What is the orientation of the inferior articular facet of C7

FoRMeD Forward, medial, downward

15

What muscles will attach to the articular process of C7

longissimus cervicis, longissimus capitis, semispinalis cervicis, and multifidis

16

What muscles attach to the spinous process of C7

Trapezius, rhomboid minor, Serratus Posterior Superior Splenius capitis, spinalis capitis, spinalis cervicis, semispinalis thoracis,

multifidis, rotators, and interspinalis

17

What ligaments attach to the spinous process of C7

ligamentum nuchae and interspinous ligaments