Anatomic relation between the nuchal ligament (ligamentum nuchae) and the spinal dura mater in the craniocervical region.

@article{Dean2002AnatomicRB,
  title={Anatomic relation between the nuchal ligament (ligamentum nuchae) and the spinal dura mater in the craniocervical region.},
  author={Nathan P. Dean and Brenda Shepherd Mitchell},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  year={2002},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={
          182-5
        }
}
There are inconsistencies between the descriptions of the physical connections between the spinal cervical dura and the surrounding tissues. This study was undertaken to clarify the relationship between the spinal dura, the nuchal ligament and the suboccipital muscles. Dissections were performed on embalmed cadavers: in nine the relevant structures were removed en bloc, whereas in one a sagittal section was prepared. In all specimens it was possible to demonstrate continuity in the midline… CONTINUE READING
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