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Anatomy of the Subaxial Cervical Spine

  • M. GirolamiEmail author
  • R. Ghermandi
  • M. Ghirelli
  • A. Gasbarrini
  • S. Boriani
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Abstract

The cervical spine is a deep anatomical structure centrally located in the axial view of the neck and surrounded by a thick and powerful muscular compartment. It is surrounded and contained by the deep layer of deep cervical fascia (Fig. 2.1).

Keywords

Deep Cervical Fascia Cervical Spinal Nerves Superior Articular Facet Greater Occipital Nerve Gray Rami Communicantes 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Girolami
    • 1
    Email author
  • R. Ghermandi
    • 1
  • M. Ghirelli
    • 2
  • A. Gasbarrini
    • 1
  • S. Boriani
    • 1
  1. 1.Oncologic and Degenerative Spine Surgery Department Rizzoli Orthopedic InstituteBolognaItaly
  2. 2.Head and Neck Surgery Department University Hospital of ModenaModenaItaly

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