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The Nomenclature and Sectional Imaging Anatomy III: Capsular Membranes and Minor Spinal Ligaments

Hayman, L. Anne; Benedetti, Philip F.; Kuhns, Lawrence R.; Fahr, Linda M.; Taber, Katherine H.

Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography:
Graphic Anatomy

This paper is the third in a series of three that organizes the complex anatomy of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal ligaments. It describes and color-codes the anatomy and nomenclature of the capsular membranes and minor spinal ligaments. The first two articles describe the dorsal and ventral ligaments, respectively.

Author Information

From the Department of Radiology (L. A. Hayman, K. H. Taber, and L. Fahr), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Department of Radiology (L. R. Kuhns), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (L. A. Hayman and K. H. Taber), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Herbert J. Frensley Center for Imaging Research (L. A. Hayman and K. H. Taber), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, and Medford Radiological Group (P. F. Benedetti), Medford, OR, U.S.A.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Dr. L. A. Hayman, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Radiology, One Baylor Plaza, Houston, TX 77030-3498, U.S.A. E-mail:

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