DegenerativeDiskDiseaseCervicalSpine

DegenerativeDiskDiseaseCervicalSpine - DDD - CERVICAL SPINE...

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DDD - CERVICAL SPINE ANATOMY
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STRUCTURE AND COMPOSITION Outer anulus fibrosus Inner anulus fibrosus Nucleus pulposus Vertebral end plates
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MECHANICAL FUNCTION
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DISK AGING Decrease in volume loss of disk height protrusion of central disk into vertebral body decrease in height+ bulging of anulus changes in disk tissue microstructure/composition
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DEGENERATION Acceleration of normal aging processes? Distinct process superimposed?
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FEATURES OF DDD
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HERNIATION Most often occur at the junction of the posterior anulus and the vertebral body. Start with fissures
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HISTORY 1838 - pathologic findings in 2 cases of cord compression by ‘intervertebral substance’ 1934 - 4case reports of cervical disk protrusions 1950’s- Smith-Robinson started anterior approach with interbody fusion.
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M : F = 1.4 : 1 Horal; 40% pop’n Sweden affected with neck pain. MRI studies show degeneration progresses
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