Examination of inclinations of the spine at childhood and adolescence

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Tokpınar A., Ülger H., Yılmaz S., Acer N., Ertekin T., Görkem S. B., ...More

FOLIA MORPHOLOGICA, vol.78, no.1, pp.47-53, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/fm.a2018.0053
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.47-53
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Spine is a column that consists of consecutively lined up vertebras. It includes medulla spinalis. It contributes the motions of head, neck and body. Spine is not a straight column. There is a convexity towards the front of the spine (lordosis) at cervical and lumbar areas in adults and a convexity towards the back of the spine (kyphosis) at thoracic and sacral spine areas.