atlas vertebra


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the 1st cervical vertebra

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The anatomy of the atlas vertebra reveals complex, three-dimensional structures, showing extensive variability in morphology.
Atlas vertebra realignment and achievement of arterial pressure goal in hypertensive patients: a pilot study.
Anatomical abnormalities of the cervical spine at the level of the atlas vertebra are associated with relative ischemia of the brainstem circulation and increased blood pressure.
The cut mark on the posterior arch of the atlas vertebra (Fig.
Clum also points out that among other assessments x-rays were used to document the presence of a C-1 misalignment and the effectiveness of the adjustive procedure to realign the Atlas vertebra in study subjects.
MRI revealed a permeative lytic destruction of right lower half of the clivus along with petrous and squamous part of temporal bone, anterior and lateral mass of the atlas vertebra.
Bilateral Assymetry in Bridges and Superior Articular Facets of Atlas Vertebra.
The body of atlas vertebra disappears early giving rise to all, but the tip of the dens.
Atlas vertebra is a ring of bone consists of two lateral masses connected by a short anterior and posterior arch.
Because the notochord determines the development not only of the body of the atlas vertebra, but also of the basilar part of the occipital bone, which is the posterior part of the cranial base angle, it is possible that the cranial base angle is associated with deviations in the atlas vertebrae.
INTRODUCTION: Occipitalization of the atlas is defined as congenital bony fusion of the atlas vertebra to the base of the occipital bone of the skull.
Shilpa N Gosavi,, Vatsalaswamy P, Morphometric Study of the Atlas Vertebra using Manual Method: Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal 2012 Volume 6 No 3.