Diagram
Modality: Diagram

Used in the following articles:

  • Alar ligament - “ The alar ligaments join the lateral margins of the sloping upper posterior margin of the dens of C2 to the lateral margins of the foramen magnum (...”
  • Cruciate ligament of the atlas - “ The cruciate ligament of the atlas (also known as the cruciform ligament) is an important ligamentous complex that holds the posterior dens of C2 ...”
  • Atlanto-axial articulation - “ The atlanto-axial articulation is a complex of three synovial joints, which join the atlas (C1) to the axis (C2). Gross anatomy Articulations p...”
  • Axis (C2) - “ The axis is the second cervical vertebra, commonly called C2. It is an atypical cervical vertebra with unique features and important relations tha...”
  • Atlas (C1) - “ The atlas is the first cervical vertebra, commonly called C1. It is an atypical cervical vertebra with unique features. It articulates with the de...”
  • Apical ligament - “ The apical ligament is a small ligament that joins the apex (tip) of the dens of C2 to the anterior margin (basion) of the foramen magnum. It is t...”

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