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Cervical spine anatomy

Case contributed by Andrew Murphy
Diagnosis not applicable

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
Annotated image

a) anterior arch of atlas

b) posterior arch of the atlas

c) body of C2

d) inferior articular process

e) superior articular process

f) zygapophyseal (facet) joint

g) spinous process

h) intervertebral disc space

Case Discussion

Cervical spine anatomy, original case courtesy of Dr Andrew Dixon, rID: 32505

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