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1

Which suboccipital muscles attach to C2?

rectus capitis posterior major, obliquus capitis inferior

2

Which erector spinae muscles attach to the cervical spine?

iliocostalis thoracis, iliocostalis cervicis, longissimus cervicis , logissimus capitis, spinalis cervicis, spinalis capitis

3

Which transversospinalis muscles attach to the cervical spine

semispanilis cervcis, semispinalis capitis, multifidis, rotators

4

What forms the anterior boundary for the C2 nerve exit from the spinal canal?

inferior articular process of C1, superior articular process of C2, capsular ligament

5

What forms the posterior boundary for the C2 nerve and exit from the spinal canal?

the posterior arch of C1, lamina of C2 and posterior atlanto-axial ligament

6

What forms the anterior boundary for the C3-C7 nerve exits from the spinal canal?

the vertebral bodies, intervertebral disc, posterior longitudinal ligament, uncinate process, lateral groove

7

Wha are the superior articular facet orientation for the cervical vertebrae?

C1 is bacward, upward, medial (BUM), C2 is backward upward, lateral (BUL), C3-C7 is backward, upward, medial (BUM)

8

What are the inferior articular facet orientations for the cervical vertebrae?

C1 is backward, downward, medial (BMD), C2-C6 is forward, downward, lateral (FoLD), C7 is forward, downward, medial (ForMeD)

9

How many synovial joints are identified for each cervical vertebrae?

C1 = five, C2 = eight, C3-6 = eight, C7 = six

10

How many joints are identified at the vertebral body of each cervical vertebra?

C1 = none, C2= ten, C3-6 = ten, C7 = eight

11

Which suboccipital muscles attach to C1?

rectus capitis posterior minor, obliquus capitis superior, obliquus capitis inferior