Anatomy And Positioning Of Lumbar Spine

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  • 1. 
    In which position will a “Scotty dog” appear, if the patient is positioned correctly?
    • A. 

      AP

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      AP Oblique

    • D. 

      L5-S1 Lumbosacral Junction

  • 2. 
    The Knees are flexed during the AP Lumbar Spine to flatten the natural __________________curve of the spine.
    • A. 

      Kyphotic

    • B. 

      Lordotic

    • C. 

      Dorsal

    • D. 

      Transverse

  • 3. 
    The Lubmar vertebrae are larger and stronger than the other vertebral segments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Strong but short; form deep vertebral notches in the lumbar region.
    • A. 

      Lamina

    • B. 

      Body

    • C. 

      Pedicles

    • D. 

      Spinous Process

  • 5. 
    Broad, strong and short part located between the superior and inferior articular process.
    • A. 

      Pedicles

    • B. 

      Spinous Process

    • C. 

      Lamina

    • D. 

      Mamillary Process

  • 6. 
    Triangular in shape, formed anteriorly by the posterior surface of the body, laterally by the pedicles, posteriorly by the lamina and spinous process.
    • A. 

      Spinous Process

    • B. 

      Accessory Process

    • C. 

      Vertebral Foramen

    • D. 

      Body

  • 7. 
    Wider transversely than dorsoventrally; deeper anteriorly then posteriorly and the superior and inferior surfaces are flattened or slightly concave.
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Transverse Process

    • C. 

      Lamina

    • D. 

      Pedicles

  • 8. 
    Back of the root of the transverse process.
    • A. 

      Spinous Process

    • B. 

      Mamillary Process

    • C. 

      Accessory Process

    • D. 

      Articular Process

  • 9. 
    Well defined, projecting from the junctions of the pedicles and laminae.
    • A. 

      Articular Processes

    • B. 

      Transverse Processes

    • C. 

      Spinous Processes

    • D. 

      Mamillary Processes

  • 10. 
    Central ray is directed to the midcoronal plane at the level of the iliac crest for which Lumbar spine position.
    • A. 

      Lateral Projection

    • B. 

      AP Projection

    • C. 

      AP Oblique Projection

    • D. 

      L5-S1 Lumbosacral Projection.

  • 11. 
    Central ray enters 2" medial to the elevated ASIS and 1and a half inches above the iliac crest for the ____________________Projection
    • A. 

      AP

    • B. 

      AP Oblique

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      L5-S1

  • 12. 
    The patients body is rotated at ____________________degrees for the AP Oblique Projections
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      40

  • 13. 
    Central ray is directed to a point 2 inches posterior to the ASIS and 1 and a half inches inferior to the iliac crest for the _______________projection of the lumbar spine.
    • A. 

      Lateral

    • B. 

      AP

    • C. 

      AP Oblique Projection

    • D. 

      L5-S1 Lumbosacral Junction.

  • 14. 
    Large, thick and blunt.  Project almost horizontally posteriorly.
  • 15. 
    The part position for the L5-S1 view of the lumbar spine only calls for support under the waist and knees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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