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a nerve plexus formed by communication between the dorsal primary rami of the first three cervical nerves; it lies deep to the semispinalis capitis muscle.
Cruveilhier,Jean, French pathologist and anatomist, 1791-1874.
Cruveilhier disease - Synonym(s): Lou Gehrig disease
Cruveilhier fascia - Synonym(s): superficial fascia of perineum
Cruveilhier fossa - a longitudinal hollow on the posterior surface of the superior portion (root) of the medial pterygoid plate. Synonym(s): fossa navicularis Cruveilhier; scaphoid fossa
Cruveilhier joint - a pivot synovial joint between the dens of the axis and the ring formed by the anterior arch and the transverse ligament of the atlas. Synonym(s): median atlantoaxial joint
Cruveilhier ligaments - the counterparts in the foot of the palmar ligaments in the hand. Synonym(s): plantar ligaments
Cruveilhier palsy - Synonym(s): Lou Gehrig disease
Cruveilhier plexus - a nerve plexus formed by communications between the dorsal primary rami of the first three cervical nerves.
Cruveilhier sign - palpable groin swelling noted when patient coughs.
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten disease - Synonym(s): Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten murmur - a venous murmur heard over collateral veins, connecting portal and caval venous systems, on the abdominal wall.
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten sign - a murmur over the umbilicus often in the presence of caput medusae.
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome - cirrhosis of the liver with patent umbilical or paraumbilical veins and varicose periumbilical veins (caput medusae). Synonym(s): Cruveilhier-Baumgarten disease
fossa navicularis Cruveilhier - Synonym(s): Cruveilhier fossa