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Related to ligamentum: Ligamentum nuchae, Ligamentum teres, Ligamentum nuchæ, Ligamentum denticulatum, Ligamentum patellae, Ligamentum patellæ
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Respectively, for each of these three methods the needle enters into the superior aspect of the orifice of the intervertebral [exit] foramen; pierces the ligamentum flavum to enter the canal space (and subsequently, the epidural space); or is placed into the sacral hiatus to push injectate into the terminal caudal equina.
In this technique, interspinous and supraspinous ligaments are put aside, and ligamentum flavum is the first resistance with which one might encounter.
The hip's osseous and capsuloligamentous stabilizers include the labrum, bony acetabulum, capsule, ligamentum teres, and Y ligament of Bigelow.
2) ikisi servikal hiperekstansiyon, biri servikal hiperfleksiyon yaralanmasi sonucu tetrapleji gelisen uc vakadan bahsetmis;servikal grafilerinde yaygin hiperostozise ilave olarak ilk hastanin servikal MR goruntulemesinde C3-4 duzeyinde koprulesen osteofitlerde kirik ve vertebrayi onden cevreleyen prevertebral odem, ikinci hastanin MR goruntulemesinde C6 vertebranin anterosuperior kosesinde faset eklem dislokasyonuna eslik eden akut kirik, ucuncu hastanin MR goruntulemesinde de C3-4 duzeyinde anterior-posterior osteofitler ve kalinlasmis ligamentum flavum tarafindan daralmis spinal kanal ve ayni seviyede kordda basi ve odem izlenmistir.
Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) involves encroachment upon the spinal canal caused by several forms of spinal degeneration: vertebral disk desiccation and loss of height, a folding inward and buckling of the ligamentum flavum at the posterior aspect of the spinal canal, and facet hypertrophy.
An abscess typically presents in an epidural location; however, it may also present in a subcutaneous or intramuscular position or in the intradural space or disc space, and/or it may involve the ligamentum flavum or lie within the cord.
This model consisted of three synthetic ossicles (malleus, incus [IN], and stapes [ST]), a TM, and three ligaments (ligamentum incudis posterior, ligamentum mallei anterior, and annular ligament) and was mounted on a baseplate (Figure 1).
As the intervertebral disc degenerates, chronic ligamentous laxity with compensatory facet joint hypertrophy and infolding of the ligamentum flavum causes spinal stenosis at the level of the slip.
The left recurrent laryngeal nerve then loops under the aortic arch adjacent to the ligamentum arteriosum and ascends in the tracheoesophageal groove until penetrating the larynx, supplying the intrinsic muscles of the larynx (2).
10,11) Aneurysms often occur at the level of the ligamentum arteriosum just distal to the take-off of the left subclavian artery.
Diagnostic workup in a 2-year-old girl with acute foreign body impaction into the esophagus and frequent respiratory tract infections revealed right descending aortic arch with ligamentum arteriosum as the cause of extrinsic esophagealtracheal compression.

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