Flashcards in Intervertebral Foramen Deck (7)
The canal (IVF) is bounded superiorly by what?
Pedicle and the inferior vertebral notch
The canal is bounded anteriorly by?
posterolateral aspects of adjacent vertebrae and intervening discs
The canal is bounded inferiorly by?
Superior vertebral notch of vertebra below
The canal is bounded posteriorly by?
Anterior aspect of the zygapophyseal joint and capsule
What is contained in the IVF?
Spinal nerve roots
Dorsal root ganglion
Spinal artery and veins
2-4 sinuvertebral nerves
What things can narrow the canal?
Osteophytes from vertebra