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

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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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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2010 for the course APY 348 taught by Professor Lisjak,r during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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

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