Flashcards in Back Deck (15)
The dura and arachnoid end inferiorly on what level
Lower border of S2 vertebra
The spinal cord ends inferiorly on what level in adults?
Lymph vessels from the skin of the neck drain into what node?
Lymph vessels from the trunk above the iliac crests drain into what node?
Lymph vessels from below the iliac crests drain into what node?
Superficial Inguinal Nodes
Nerve roots below the level where the spinal cord terminates form this stucture
Prolongation of the pia mater from the apex of the spinal cord, and attached to the coccyx
Inferior part of the spinal cord which is tapering is called?
Most common intervertebral discs susceptible to herniation?
Cervicothoracic junction, lumbosacral junction
Logic: Mobile meets immobile
In intervertebral disc herniation, the nucleus propulsus moves to what direction?
Anterior and Posterior Root of spinal cord transmit sensory or motor fibers?
Anterior - Motor
Posterior - Sensory
Excessive vertical force causing disruption of ring of atlas and displacement of fragments laterally
Severe extension of the neck may cause fracture of the pedicles of the axis known as?
The pathologic part of the vertebra in congenital spondylolisthesis