STERNUM - STERNUM • Body of sternum separate from...

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Unformatted text preview: STERNUM • Body of sternum separate from Manubrium • Xipyoid process: developed at later age • Body of sternum: 4 segments between ages 4 and 10- fusion of 3 and 4 fusion of 3 with 3-4 : 11 to 16 years entire body fused by : 15 to 20 yrs *xypoid process not seen on people <40 yrs of age • Body made up of segments (sternebrae) • Sternal angle • Sternal/ Jugular notch: on top • Clavicular notch: where clavicle attaches on the side • Sternal angle: where ribs attach (on body part) CRANIAL SUTURE OBLITERATION (for adults) • Obliteration of suture when we age • Sutures at palate can be used too • Young adult : 20-34 middle adult : 35-49 old adult: 50+ • Ectocranial (out) endocranial (within) suture enclosures looked at • These have proven to be somewhat unreliable DEGENERATIVE CHANGES • Increase over time • Osteopinea: bone less associated with aging • Osteophytes: (abnormal, associated with arthritis) bony overgrowths • Lipping: around bones • Ligament ossification: ligaments begin to ossify • Stenosis: neural canal and intervertebral foramen...
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