Anatomically, it is distinguished from the white whale and the North Cape whale by the seven cervical vertebrae
, and it has two more ribs than its congeners.
In summary, Page and colleagues showed that helmet use is associated with a significantly reduced likelihood of sustaining a CSI during a motorcycle crash, particularly fractures of the cervical vertebrae
Then, it enters into foramen transversaria of 5th cervical vertebrae
We identified in total 13 abnormal cervical vertebrae
Several biologic indicators have been used to assess individual skeletal maturity, such as chronologic age, dental evaluations, secondary sexual characteristics, height increase, hand-wrist radiographs, and maturity of cervical vertebrae
Physical examination revealed deviation was reducible and hence was thought to be due to muscular spasms of neck and not due to subluxation of facets of cervical vertebrae
Two popular methods which are used in orthodontics; are hand-wrist radiographs (HWR) and evaluation of cervical vertebrae
In this case report, we described a variation of the KFS, accompanied by anomalies of the cervical vertebrae
and other organs.
Her symptoms were very suggestive of a stroke, but with such a significant subluxation/misalignment of the second cervical vertebrae
, the apparent problem was impairment of the vertebral artery blood flow to the brain.
The radiographs were evaluated for following characteristics: loss of cervical lordosis, odontoid process erosions, fracture of vertebrae (indicated by a decline in height of vertebral body), aAAS, arthritis of 1st and 2nd cervical vertebrae
(C1-C2), atlantoaxial impaction (AAI), inflammation of disc, apophyseal joint arthritis,
are the thinnest but offer great flexibility to the neck.
Since the early 20th century, some within the chiropractic profession have posited that there is a functional relationship between the lumbar and cervical vertebrae
and have incorporated this concept into methods of evaluation and treatment.