Flashcards in Spinal Canal Deck (11)
The spinal canal extends from the _______ to the _____.
Foremen magnum to the end of the sacrum
Spinal canal is bounded laterally by the ______ and posteriorly by the _______ made of the lamina.
The spinal canal contains:
Spinal cord, spinal nerve roots, three coverings (PAD), CSF, blood vessels and connective tissue.
The extra-dural (_______) space lies outside of what? And Contains?
Fat and blood vessels
The spinal canal is the smallest where?
The spinal canal is the largest where?
What is the MC site for spinal compression? What is this called?
The spinal cord is widest where?
The shape of the spinal cord in the cervical region is?
The shape of the spinal cord in the thoracic region is?