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Flashcards in Final Anterior Longitudinal Ligament Deck (7)
1

What is the lowest extent of the anterior longitudinal ligament based o recent studies

L3

2

What is believed to form the anterior longitudinal ligament in the Lumbar spine

The tendon of the crura of the diaphragm

3

What innervates the anterior longitudinal ligament

The anterior neural plexus formed by fibers from the ventral primary ramus and sympathetic postganglionic fibers from the paravertebral ganglia

4

What is the function of the anterior longitudinal ligament

It brakes or limits Dorsi flexion or hyperextension of the vertebral column

5

What was ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament in the lumbar region identified as

Forestiers disease

6

What is ossification of the anterior longitudinal ligament in the lumbar region now identified as

Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis or DISH

7

What vertebral levels will the anterior longitudinal ligament attach to

Those between occiput and S3 inclusive are traditionally indicated

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