Anatomy and pathology of the aging spine 1

  title={Anatomy and pathology of the aging spine 1},
  author={Andreas Prescher},
The vertebral column is a complicated anatomical structure which is composed of the intervertebral discs and the vertebrae. Both components develop special degenerative changes and morphologic features during life. This paper first reviews the anatomical fundamentals and then describes the morphological features of the aging intervertebral disc and the… CONTINUE READING