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Flashcards in Final Sacro illiac joint Deck (13)
1

what is the auricular surface of the ilium composed of?

articular cartilage, interspersed with fibrocartilage

2

what is the superficial appearance of the auricular surfaces by age 15?

the sacrum develops a sacral groove while the ilium develops an iliac ridge

3

which gender is biased with greater uneveness of the auricular surface of the sacro-iliac joint?

males

4

what forms the accessory sacro-iliac joint?

the sacral tuberosity and the iliac sulcus

5

what pathological or age-related modifications of the sacro-iliac joint may occur?

degenrative arthrosis and ankylosis

6

what does degenrative arthrosis mean?

a condition of degenration of the joint, sometimes referred to as degenrative joint disease

7

what does ankylosis mean?

a condition of fibrous adhesion occurs within the joint

8

what is the age and surface bias associated with degenrative arthrosis of the sacro-iliac joint?

age 40, the iliac auricular surface

9

what is the age and gender bias associated with ankylosis of the sacro-iliac joint?

age 50 and male bias particularly in african american males

10

what movements at the sacro-iliac joint are described as forward nodding and backward nodding?

nutation and counternutation, respectively

11

what are the attachment sites of the interosseous sacroiliac ligament?

at the sacral tuberosity and the iliac sulcus

12

what is the relationship between the capsular and interosseous sacroiliac ligaments?

the interosseous sacro-iliac ligament replaces the capsular ligament posteriorly

13

what passes between the layers of the interosseous sacro-iliac ligament?

dorsal rami from the sacral spinal nerves

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