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Degenerative Changes in Cervical Vertebrae Anatomy


Degenerative Changes in Cervical Vertebrae Anatomy
Spinous process, Groove for spinal nerve on transverse process, Uncovertebral joint fused owing to extensive spondylophyte formation and ossification, Potential for compression of vertebral artery within transverse foramen, Vertebral body, Advanced ankylosing spondylitis with uncovertebral arthrosis in C4 and C5 C3 vertebral body (sectioned in coronal plane) C4, Degenerative changes in the cervical spine, 

Degenerative Changes in Cervical Vertebrae Anatomy  Spinous process, Groove for spinal nerve on transverse process, Uncovertebral joint fused owing to extensive spondylophyte formation and ossification, Potential for compression of vertebral artery within transverse foramen, Vertebral body, Advanced ankylosing spondylitis with uncovertebral arthrosis in C4 and C5 C3 vertebral body (sectioned in coronal plane) C4, Degenerative changes in the cervical spine, Atlas (C1) (ankylosing spondylitis), Axis (C2), Complete transverse cleft in intervertebral disc, Uncovertebral joint with cleft formation C5, Inferior articular process with facet, Markedly narrowed intervertebral foramen may lead to compression of spinal nerve, Facet joint ossified owing to advanced, Advanced spondylophyte (osteophyte) osteoarthritic change formation on uncinate processes, Superior articular process, Spread of cleft formation into central portion of intervertebral disc with age, leading to progressive degenerative changes in the disc, Deformed vertebral bodies and lipping of vertebral margins, C7 vertebra, Spondylophytes (osteophytes) on uncinate processes Narrowing of intervertebral foramen
Atlas (C1) (ankylosing spondylitis), Axis (C2), Complete transverse cleft in intervertebral disc, Uncovertebral joint with cleft formation C5, Inferior articular process with facet, Markedly narrowed intervertebral foramen may lead to compression of spinal nerve, Facet joint ossified owing to advanced, Advanced spondylophyte (osteophyte) osteoarthritic change formation on uncinate processes, Superior articular process, Spread of cleft formation into central portion of intervertebral disc with age, leading to progressive degenerative changes in the disc, Deformed vertebral bodies and lipping of vertebral margins, C7 vertebra, Spondylophytes (osteophytes) on uncinate processes Narrowing of intervertebral foramen