Curvatures of the Spine

The flashcards below were created by user getsillyes on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

  1. What are the three abnormal curvatures of the spine?
    • Scoliosis
    • Lordosis
    • Kyphosis
  2. an abnormal curvature of the spine
    Scoliosis
  3. "Swayback", this abnormal lumbar curvature protrudes anteriorly
    Lordosis
  4. "Hunchback" This curvature involves the thoracic vertebrae.
    Kyphosis
Author:
getsillyes
ID:
190388
Card Set:
Curvatures of the Spine
Updated:
2012-12-21 03:31:23
Tags:
Anatomy
Folders:

Description:
anatomy
Show Answers: