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Week 1


Q What are the sup/inf borders of "the back" A EOP sup, natal cleft inf
Q What are the lateral borders of "the back" A pos axillary folds, including teres major, lat dorsi, and traps superolaterally
Q The sup nuchal line is the sup attachment for what mm.? A traps, SCM, splenius capitis
Q What is found at the lat end of the sup nuchal line? A mastoid process
Q The nuchal furrow indicates the nuchal ligament. What mm. is this between? A semispinalis mm.
Q This furrow indicates the underlying SP's. What mm. does it lie between? A The posteromedian furrow lies between the erector spinae mm.
Q This is the landmark for anesthesia A sacral hiatus
Q What are the 3 layers of the fascia of the back? A Superficial fascia, Deep investing fascia, and thoracolumbar fascia
Q This fascia sits directly below the dermis/epidermis A superficial fascia
Q This fascia is the shiny covering of mm. A deep investing fascia, providing "m. over m." movement
Q Which fascia is invested with cutaneous neurovascular bundles? A superficial fascia
Q This fascia has 3 layers A thoracolumber fascia. REMEMBER: this fascia "is" deep investing fascia
Q Which fascia is a thick layer of adipose tissue? A superficial fascia
Q What are the 3 layers of the thoracolumbar fascia? A Pos. lamina, middle lamina, ant lamina
Q This layer of the thoracolumbar fascia comes from SP's A the pos. lamina. The mid/ant laminae are from TP's.
Q Which layer of the thoracolumbar fascia lies ant. to erector spinae? A the middle lamina. The pos. lamina lies pos. to erector spinae.
Q Where does the ant. lamina of the thoracolumbar fascia lie? A ant to quadratus lumborum
Created by: GrossAnatomy1