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Spinal Cord and Cauda Equina
Kevin R. Moore, MD
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Spinal cord (SC)
    • Cauda equina (CE)
  • Definitions

    • Tract: Nerve fibers with shared origin, destination, or function
    • Root: Coalescence of rootlets into dorsal (sensory), ventral (motor) roots
    • Nerve: Union of dorsal, ventral roots
    • Ganglion: Aggregation of cell bodies, nerve fibers

GROSS ANATOMY

  • Overview

    IMAGING ANATOMY

    • Overview

      ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

      • Questions

        • Imaging Recommendations

          • Imaging Pitfalls

            Related Anatomy
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            References
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            TERMINOLOGY

            • Abbreviations

              • Spinal cord (SC)
              • Cauda equina (CE)
            • Definitions

              • Tract: Nerve fibers with shared origin, destination, or function
              • Root: Coalescence of rootlets into dorsal (sensory), ventral (motor) roots
              • Nerve: Union of dorsal, ventral roots
              • Ganglion: Aggregation of cell bodies, nerve fibers

            GROSS ANATOMY

            • Overview

              IMAGING ANATOMY

              • Overview

                ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                • Questions

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    • Imaging Pitfalls