Flashcards in Day 18 Deck (7):
What is characteristic of lumbarization of S1?
the failure of synostosis between S1 and S2, squaring of the vertebral body of S1 and flaring of the sacral ala
What articular facet changes accompany lumbarization of S1?
What is characteristic of sacralization of L5?
L5 may be partially or completely fused to the sacrum
Which segment demonstrates the greatest morphological variation along the spine?
What is the incidence of variation within the sacrococcygeal region in the population?
up to 14%
What is characteristics of sacralization of Co1?
the premature fustian of Co1 to the sacrum