Flashcards in Miscellaneous cervical questions Deck (11):
Which suboccipital muscles attach to C2?
rectus capitis posterior major, obliquus capitis inferior
Which erector spinae muscles attach to the cervical spine?
iliocostalis thoracis, iliocostalis cervicis, longissimus cervicis , logissimus capitis, spinalis cervicis, spinalis capitis
Which transversospinalis muscles attach to the cervical spine
semispanilis cervcis, semispinalis capitis, multifidis, rotators
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
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
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
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)
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)
How many synovial joints are identified for each cervical vertebrae?
C1 = five, C2 = eight, C3-6 = eight, C7 = six
How many joints are identified at the vertebral body of each cervical vertebra?
C1 = none, C2= ten, C3-6 = ten, C7 = eight