Columna vertebral

La columna vertebral está dividida en varias secciones. Las vértebras cervicales forman el cuello. Las vértebras torácicas comprenden la porción del tórax y tienen costillas adheridas a ellas. Las vértebras lumbares son las vértebras restantes que están por debajo del último hueso torácico y en la parte superior del sacro. Las vértebras sacros están rodeadas por los huesos de la pelvis y el cóccix representa las vértebras terminales o rastros de la cola.Columna vertebral

Revision

Last reviewed 4/16/2013 by C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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