Procedures CSpine Anatomy Flashcards Preview

Rad Procedures and Anatomy > Procedures CSpine Anatomy > Flashcards

Flashcards in Procedures CSpine Anatomy Deck (16):
1

What is different about the Cspine transverse processes than other 2

they arise from the pedicle an body rather than pedicle and lamina of T&L

2

What passes through Cspine transverse foramen

vertebral artery
vein
nerves

3

Define uncinate process

small processes that extend superiorly from the body

4

Major site for fx in CSpine

articular pillar

5

Where are zygapophyseal joints located

between adjacent superior and inferior articular facets

6

When are c3-7 best demoed

True Lateral projection

7

When is c1-2 best demoed

True AP Projection

8

What is unique about C7

It assumes featues of Tspine and has a extra long spinous process

9

What is another name for the cspine Axis

2nd cervical vertebra

10

What is another name for dens

odontoid process

11

What does c2 articulate with

anterior arch of c1

12

atlanto-epitropheal joint Class and MT

Diarthroidal
Pivot

13

Where does rotation of the head occur

between c1 and dens of c2
the dens acts as a pivot

14

Atlanto-axial joint
class
MT

Diarthoridal
Gliding

15

What shape does cspine spinous process have

blunt

16

Atlanto-occipital
class
MT

Diarthoridal
Condylar