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1

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

two

2

How many symphysis joints are formed at the vertebral body of T10?

two

3

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

typically four are identified (as many as eight if the costocentral stellate/radiate ligaments are included)

4

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

typically eight (twelve 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?

the eleventh rib

8

What muscles attach to the transverse process of T10?

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

9

Identify the synovial joint surfaces typically present on T10?

two superior costal facets, two transverse costal facets, two superior articular facets, two inferior articular facets

10

Which rib related facet is absent on T10?

the inferior costal demi-facet

11

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

T10

12

What muscles attach to the spinous process of T10?

the trapezius, latissimus dorsi, multifidis, rotator longus, rotator brevis and interspinalis

13

Which erector spinae muscles will not attach to the spinous process of T10?

spinalis, longissimus and iliocostalis muscles

14

What joint classifications are present at T10?

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

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