Flashcards in atypical thoracic: T11/anticlinal vertebra Deck (18):
how many synovial joints are formed at the vertebral body of T11?
how many symphysis joints are formed with the vertebral body of T11?
how many syndesmosis joints are formed at the vertebral body of T11?
4 are typically identified (as many as 8 if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)
how many joints are typically formed at the vertebral body of T11?
typically 8 (12 if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)
which ligaments of the costocentral joint is absent for the 11th rib?
costocentral interarticular or intra-articular ligament
which vertebra is the last segment to demonstrate a transverse costal facet?
which ligaments form the costotransverse joint of T11?
superior costotransverse, and slightly developed inferior costotransverse and lateral costotransverse ligaments
which costotransverse joint will the superior costotransverse ligament at the transverse process of T11 support?
12th rib costotransverse joint
which costotransverse ligament is absent at T11?
capsular costotransverse ligament
which joint classification is associated with the intertransverse, superior costotransverse, inferior costotransverse, and lateral costotransverse ligaments?
fibrous (amphiarthrosis) syndesmosis
what muscles attach to the transverse process of T11?
longissimus thoracis, semispinalis thoracis, multifidus, rotator longus, rotator brevis, intertransversarii and levator costarum brevis
which levator costarum muscle is absent at T11?
levator costarum longus
which segment will be the last to demonstrate an attachment for the levator costarum longus?
what is the orientation of the superior articular facets of T11?
they face backward, upward, and lateral (BUL)
what is the orientation of the inferior articular facets of T11?
they face forward, downward, and medial (ForMeD)
how many synovial joints are typically present at T11?
what muscles attach to the spinous process of T11?
trapezius, latissimus dorsi, serratus posterior inferior, iliocostalis lumborum, spinalis thoracis, multifidus, rotator longus, rotator brevis, and interspinalis