costotransverse

costotransverse

 [kos″to-trans-vers´]
lying between the ribs and the transverse processes of the vertebrae.

cos·to·trans·verse

(kos'tō-trans-verz'),
Relating to the ribs and the transverse processes of the vertebrae articulating with them.
Synonym(s): transversocostal

cos·to·trans·verse

(kos'tō-trans-vĕrs')
Relating to the ribs and the transverse processes of the vertebrae articulating with them.

costotransverse

lying between the ribs and the transverse processes of the vertebrae.
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Pain on palpation of the thoracic spinous (21), thoracic facet and costotransverse joints may also be present (1).
If this is in fact an incision from a lithic blade, it is likely to have originated either from a cut through the costotransverse ligament or from a procedure where the vertebral attachments of the tendons of the back muscles (e.
The roots are connected lateral to the foramen by an intertubercular lamella of bone known as the costotransverse bar.
4) and facet joints of the thoracic spine, and costovertebral and costotransverse joints' that causes an exaggerated kyphosis with decreased chest expansion during inhalation and increased susceptibility to respiratory tract infections.
Loss of resistance was used to identify the paravertebral space as the needle passed through the costotransverse ligament.
After emerging from the transverse process of the axis (C2), the vertebral artery (VA) flexes posteriorly and laterally towards the atlas (C1) costotransverse foramen, forming the suboccipital segment, which contours the posterior arch of C (15).
The paravertebral space (PVS) is a wedge shaped compartment, bordered above and below by the heads and necks of adjoining ribs, posteriorly by the superior costotransverse ligament, medially it communicates with the epidural (extradural) space through the intervertebral foramen and laterally its apex leads into the intercostal space (Figure 1).
The posterior rib attachments connect at the costovertebral and costotransverse joints.
Due to the contour of the thoracic laminae and general orientation of the articular processes the zygapophysial joints appear to lie flat, close to the spinous processes with the prominent costotransverse joints lying more laterally (Figure 1).
Two joints potentially implicated in the development of stress fractures are the costovertebral and costotransverse joints (11).
It results due to straining of ligaments of costovertebral and costotransverse joints by rib retraction.
Prone posterior-anterior compression over the costotransverse joints was unremarkable.