Functional Anatomy

  • C. L. Romanò
  • A. Mondini
  • S. Brambilla
Conference paper


The anterior faces of the cervical column is composed by a median portion made of the overlapping of the vertebral bodies which include the intervertebral disks on top of the bodies. This median portion is at first narrowed on the top (15 mm) and is progressively broadened towards the bottom, reaching 25–30 mm at the last cervical metamer.


Vertebral Body Vertebral Artery Intervertebral Disk Transverse Process Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy 


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© Springer-Verlag Italia 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. L. Romanò
    • 1
  • A. Mondini
    • 1
  • S. Brambilla
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto Ortopedico G. PiniMilanItaly

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