TITLE

Formation Errors of the Vertebral Column

AUTHOR(S)
Kusumi, Kenro; Turnpenny, Peter D.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 89-A, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several formation errors of the vertebral column. Disruptions in the normal induction and formation of the axial skeleton during embryonic development cause congenital vertebral malformations. The disruption of somitogenesis, the process in which somites or transient precursors of the axial skeleton are formed, also cause vertebral malformations including uneven segments, fused segments and the failure of the midline fusion of the vertebrae.
ACCESSION #
23959194

 

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