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L-spine gen

L-spine general comp questions

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structures shown for L-spine obliques articular process and zygapophseal joints of side down
the pedicle is seen anterior on the body for an oblique L-spine, meaning: the patient is under rotated
if the pedicle is posterior on the body for an oblique L-spine, the patient is: over-rotated
What projection must be done to view the intervertebral foramina of the L-spine? lateral
What projection must be done to view the zygaopohyseal joints of the L-spine? 30-60 degree oblique – AP side down, PA side up
A 45 degree RAO L-spine will demonstrate which zygapophyseal joints? left
A 45 degree RPO L-spine will demonstrate which zygapophyseal joints? right
A 45 degree LPO L-spine will demonstrate which zygapophyseal joints? left
A 45 degree LAO L-spine will demonstrate which zygapophyseal joints? right
How are the zygapophyseal joints of L1-L2 oriented on average? 15 degrees to the MSP
How are the zygapophyseal joints of L2-L3 oriented on average? 30 degrees to the MSP
How does the orientation of the transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae change? they lie laterally on the superior vertebrae, and slightly superiorly on the inferior vertebrae
The lamina between the superior and inferior articular process is called: pars interarticularis
How are the zygapophyseal joints of the L-spine situated? angles posteriorly 30-60 degrees from the MSP
Created by: annaluz87 on 2009-12-09



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