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How does the intervertebral disc act as a ligament?

collagen fibers from the intervertebral disc annulus fibrosus penetrate the epiphyseal rims of adjacent vertebral bodies similar to the way ligaments in general attach to bone

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What traditionally either replaces or supports the posterior annulus fibrosus?

the posterior longitudinal ligament

3

What is the incidence of herniation of the intervertebral disc in the thoracic spine?

from 0.2 to 0.5%

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