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Kyphosis
-posterior curvation of c-spine
-erosion of anterior part of a vert
-assoc w/osteoperosis
Lordosis
-anterior rotation of pelvis
-inc lumbar curvature
-assoc w/ weakend truck musc. esp. abds
-pregnacy and fat people
Scoliosis
-lateral curve and rotation of vert
-most common spine deformity in pubertal girls
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Dislocation of Cervical Vertebrae
-cerv vert have a large vert canal so slight dislocation can occur w/o damage to spinal cord
-if severe injury to spinal cord but they can slip back into place so spinal injury is undetected by imaging
Fx and Dislocation of Axis
-dens is fx'd
-from fall on head
-spinal cord is injured causes quadripegia