Flashcards in Vertebral Column Deck (17):
What are the two layers of intrinsic muscles of the back?
-Superficial: Erector Spinae
What is the nervous supply to the Erector spinae?
Segmental dorsal rami
What is abnormal curvature of the thoracic spinal column called?
What is abnormal curvature of the lumbar spine called?
List in order the layers of vertebral ligaments that must be pierced during introduction of epidural anesthetics:
1. Supraspinous ligament
2. Interspinous ligament
3. Ligamentum Flavum
What cord segments send sympathetic axons to the sympathetic chain?
What is the process on C2 that sticks up into C1?
What does C1 lack?
a vertebral body
What are the holes in cervical vertebrae for the vertebral artery?
What is the ring of fibrocartilage called in the intervertebral disc?
What are the two types of disc herniation?
At what vertebral level does the spinal cord end?
What is the end of the spinal cord called?
What is the extension of pia at the end of the spinal cord called?
What is the hole at the end of the sacrum called?
At what vertebral level does the dura end?