"Ligamentum Flavum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The paired bands of yellow elastic tissue that connect adjoining laminae of the vertebrae. With the laminae, it forms the posterior wall of the spinal canal and helps hold the body erect.
- Ligamentum Flavum
- Ligamenta Flava
- Flaval Ligament
- Flaval Ligaments
- Ligament, Flaval
- Ligaments, Flaval
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ligamentum Flavum" by people in Profiles.
Zhuge W, Ben-Galim P, Hipp JA, Reitman CA. Efficacy of MRI for assessment of spinal trauma: correlation with intraoperative findings. J Spinal Disord Tech. 2015 May; 28(4):147-51.
Pantazis G, Tsitsopoulos P, Bibis A, Mihas C, Chatzistamou I, Kouzelis C. Symptomatic ossification of the ligamentum flavum at the lumbar spine: a retrospective study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Feb 01; 33(3):306-11.
Vera CL, Cure JK, Naso WB, Gelven PL, Worsham F, Roof BF, Resnick D, Salinas CF, Gross JA, Pacult A. Paraplegia due to ossification of ligamenta flava in X-linked hypophosphatemia. A case report. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1997 Mar 15; 22(6):710-5.