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Spinal surgery -- cervical - series—Normal anatomy

Normal anatomy

Overview

The cervical spinal column is made up of vertebral bodies which protect the spinal cord.

Review Date 7/29/2008

Updated by: Thomas N. Joseph, MD, Private Practice specializing in Orthopaedics, subspecialty Foot and Ankle, Camden Bone & Joint, Camden, SC. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.