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1

How many joint surfaces are present on the vertebral body of the fifth lumbar

6

2

How many synovial joint surfaces are present on the vertebral body of the fifth lumbar

0

3

How many cartilaginous amphiarthrosis symphysis joint surfaces are present on the vertebral body of L5

4

4

What muscles attached to the fifth lumbar vertebral body

Psoas major

5

What ligament attach the vertebral body to the transverse process

Corporotransverse ligament

6

What are the types of Hoffman ligaments

Anterior Hoffman ligaments
posterior Hoffman ligaments
lateral Hoffman ligaments
proximal root sleeve ligaments

7

What accounts for the shortness of the L5 transverse process

The hip/Innominate bones diminish the available space in the transverse plane

8

Congenital elongation of the lumbar accessory process results in what feature

Styloid process

9

What parts of the vertebra are attached via the mamillo accessory ligament

The Mammillary process and accessory process of the same segment

10

What muscles me attached to the transverse process of 5th thoracic vertebra

Psoas major
Quadratus lumborum
Longissimus thoracis
Rotator brevis, longus
Intertransversarii

11

What ligaments traditionally attached to the transverse process of the fifth lumbar vertebra

Lumbosacral
iliolumbar
mamilloaccessory

12

What is the orientation of the fifth lumbar superior articular facet

Backward upward medial typically concave

13

What is the orientation of the fifth lumbar inferior articular facet

forward lateral downward significantly convex

14

What is the name given to the congenital condition in which the fifth lumbar spinous process is elonggated the sacrum exhibits spina bifida and Dorsi flexion produces pain

Knife clasp syndrome

15

What muscles will attach the fifth lumbar spinous process

Latissimus dorsi
iliocostalis lumborum
Longissimus thoracis
Multifidus
Rotator brevis, longus
Interspinalis

16

What is the appearance of the fifth lumbar vertebral body from the lateral view

Anterior height is greater than posterior height by several millimeters it appears to form a wedge on the lateral x-ray view

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