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AXIS (C2)-RELATIONS

Anatomy-Spine

AXIS (C2)-RELATIONS

1. Anterior - prevertebral fascia lies anterior to the prevertebral muscles.

2. Lateral - second part of the vertebral artery and veins run through the foramen transversarium of C2.

3. Posterior- suboccipital triangle and contents lie posteriorly.

4. Central - medulla, spinal cord & basivertebral veins lie centrally.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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