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1

how many synovial joints are formed at the vertebral body of T10?

2

2

how many symphysis joints are formed with the vertebral body of T10?

2

3

how many syndesmosis joints are formed at the vertebral body of T10?

typically 4 are identified (as many as 8 if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)

4

how many joints are typically formed at the vertebral body of T10?

typically 8 (12 if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)

5

which synovial joint surface is absent from the vertebral body of T10?

inferior costal demi-facets

6

para-articular processes are more commonly observed on which segment of the spine?

T10

7

the superior costotransverse ligament of the T10 transverse process will attach to which rib?

11th rib

8

what muscles attach to the transverse process of T10?

longissimus thoracis, semispinalis thoracis, multidifus, rotator longus, rotator brevis, intertransversarii, levator costarum longus and levator costarum brevis

9

how many synovial joints are typically present at T10?

8

10

how many synovial joint surfaces for ribs are typically present on T10?

4

11

a dimpling or depression of the skin in the thoracic region is often characteristic of the location of which segment?

T10

12

what muscles attach to the spinous process of T10?

trapezius, latissimus dorsi, multifidus, rotator longus, rotator brevis and interspinalis

13

what joint classifications are present at T10?

fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis, cartilaginous (amphiarthrosis) symphysis and synovial plane (diarthrosis arthrodia)