Facet joint capsule
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Facet joint capsules are the fibrous capsule that surround the vertebral facet or zygapophyseal joints. They are particularly thin and loose, attached to the margins of articular facets on adjoining articular processes. The capsules merge medially with the ligamentum flavum.
In the cervical region, capsules are longer and looser than the remaining spine, allowing for more range of movement.
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