Back and spinal cord

This section begins with a discussion on surface landmarks and dermatomes followed by superficial and deep muscles of the back. The articulated vertebral column as well as individual vertebra are covered in detail. This is followed by a discussion on meningeal coverings. The spinal cord itself is covered in terms of external anatomy as well as internal architecture. The section ends with coverage on spinal nerves.

Table of content

  1. Back - Surface features and dermatomes
  2. Vertebral column - Overview of bones and joints
  3. Regional vertebra - Cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral and coccygeal
  4. Meninges - Spinal
  5. Spinal cord - Exterior
  6. Spinal cord - Internal features
  7. Spinal nerves
  8. Back - Superficial muscles, deep muscles, and blood supply