When he was able to get to his feet, a CT scan also revealed a fracture to his fifth cervical vertebra, which was operated on.
What does C stand for?
C stands for Cervical Vertebra (prefix, as in C-1, C-2)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
[FIGURE 1 OMITTED] The cervical nerve plexus is located at the posterior triangle of the neck that is formed by the cervical prevertebral fascia, the paravertebral muscles and the cervical vertebra (5).
Damage above the fourth cervical vertebra in the neck invariably interrupts breathing.
Emergency room doctors determined Janovitz had a ÒhangmanÕs fractureÓ — a break of the second cervical vertebra.
ABSTRACT Commercial shell-fishing activities off the central New Jersey coast recovered a single cervical vertebra probably belonging to the extinct elkmoose, Alces scotti.
[FIGURE 1a OMITTED] [FIGURE 1b OMITTED] [FIGURE 2a OMITTED] [FIGURE 2b OMITTED] On operation, an anterior approach was used for the spine and the left foramina and the corpus of the fourth cervical vertebra was exposed.
[FIGURE 3 OMITTED] DIAGNOSIS Bilateral spondylolysis of the sixth cervical vertebra DISCUSSION Spondylolysis with spondylolisthesis is a common condition in the lumbar spine.
Their defense team presented a supplementary document for evidence that noted the possibility that the death may have been caused by an injury to his cervical vertebra from a fall on the same day.