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Table 1 Dimensions of lamina, lateral mass, and spinous process parameters at each level

From: Morphological study of the posterior osseous structures of subaxial cervical spine in a population from northeastern China

Level   LIW LOW LAL LTA LMTD LMLD SSPL ASPL
   Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right   
C3   1.9 ± 0.9 1.8 ± 0.8 4.7 ± 1.1 4.6 ± 1.1 33.2 ± 2.9 32.8 ± 3.0 54.6 ± 2.6 54.8 ± 2.7 12.2 ± 1.4 12.6 ± 1.5 11.9 ± 1.3 12.1 ± 1.2 16.7 ± 3.3 7.5 ± 3.1
  F 1.5 ± 0.9 1.3 ± 0.8 4.2 ± 1.1 4.1 ± 1.1 31.6 ± 2.7 31.0 ± 2.7 55.0 ± 2.5 55.2 ± 2.6 11.1 ± 1.3 11.6 ± 1.2 11.1 ± 1.1 11.4 ± 1.0 14.8 ± 2.9 7.1 ± 1.7
  M 2.2 ± 0.8 2.2 ± 0.9 5.1 ± 1.0 4.9 ± 0.9 34.2 ± 2.6 34.0 ± 2.5 54.5 ± 2.7 54.5 ± 2.9 12.8 ± 1.1 13.3 ± 1.3 12.4 ± 1.2 12.5 ± 1.1 17.9 ± 3.0 8.8 ± 2.1
  DCS 2.0 ± 0.3 1.9 ± 0.4 5.0 ± 0.7 4.7 ± 0.7 33.8 ± 2.4 33.4 ± 2.0 56.2 ± 2.6 56.0 ± 2.7 12.8 ± 0.8 12.9 ± 1.1 11.9 ± 1.0 11.9 ± 0.9 17.6 ± 3.0 8.6 ± 1.4
  NDCS 1.9 ± 1.1 1.8 ± 1.1 4.6 ± 1.2 4.6 ± 1.2 33.0 ± 3.1 32.6 ± 3.2 54.3 ± 2.7 54.3 ± 2.3 12.0 ± 1.5 12.5 ± 1.6 11.8 ± 1.4 12.1 ± 1.3 16.4 ± 3.4 8.0 ± 1.9
C4   1.2 ± 0.8 1.1 ± 0.7 3.9 ± 0.9 3.8 ± 0.9 32.4 ± 2.4 32.6 ± 2.5 55.0 ± 2.3 55.1 ± 2.5 12.1 ± 1.4 12.5 ± 1.4 11.8 ± 1.2 11.8 ± 1.2 17.4 ± 3.1 7.7 ± 2.9
  F 1.0 ± 0.8 0.9 ± 0.7 3.6 ± 1.0 3.6 ± 1.0 30.9 ± 2.1 31.3 ± 2.0 55.6 ± 2.6 55.4 ± 2.4 11.0 ± 1.2 11.6 ± 1.3 11.2 ± 1.0 11.2 ± 0.9 15.7 ± 2.9 7.7 ± 2.2
  M 1.3 ± 0.7 1.2 ± 0.7 4.1 ± 0.8 3.9 ± 0.8 33.3 ± 2.2 33.5 ± 2.5 55.5 ± 2.5 55.6 ± 2.1 12.7 ± 1.1 13.2 ± 1.0 12.2 ± 1.1 12.3 ± 1.2 18.4 ± 2.8 9.4 ± 1.8
  DCS 1.3 ± 0.5 1.2 ± 0.4 4.1 ± 0.7 3.9 ± 0.7 32.6 ± 2.4 33.0 ± 2.3 55.4 ± 2.3 55.6 ± 2.5 12.2 ± 1.1 12.9 ± 0.7 12.0 ± 1.1 11.9 ± 1.3 17.2 ± 2.9 8.8 ± 1.7
  NDCS 1.2 ± 0.8 1.1 ± 0.8 3.8 ± 1.0 3.7 ± 0.9 32.3 ± 2.5 32.5 ± 2.6 55.5 ± 2.7 55.5 ± 2.6 12.0 ± 1.5 12.4 ± 1.5 11.7 ± 1.2 11.8 ± 1.2 17.4 ± 3.2 8.9 ± 1.9
C5   1.1 ± 0.7 1.0 ± 0.6 3.7 ± 0.9 3.5 ± 0.8 32.1 ± 2.5 32.1 ± 2.6 55.8 ± 3.0 55.6 ± 2.7 12.6 ± 1.5 13.2 ± 1.5 12.6 ± 1.3 12.8 ± 1.3 19.3 ± 3.3 10.1 ± 3.2
  F 0.8 ± 0.8 0.8 ± 0.7 3.3 ± 1.1 3.3 ± 1.0 30.7 ± 1.8 30.4 ± 2.1 56.0 ± 2.9 56.3 ± 2.8 11.6 ± 0.9 12.0 ± 0.7 11.9 ± 1.4 12.1 ± 1.3 17.7 ± 3.0 9.2 ± 2.1
  M 1.2 ± 0.6 1.1 ± 0.5 3.9 ± 0.8 3.7 ± 0.6 33.1 ± 2.4 33.2 ± 2.3 55.5 ± 2.6 55.6 ± 2.8 13.4 ± 1.4 14.0 ± 1.4 13.0 ± 1.0 13.3 ± 1.1 20.3 ± 3.0 10.4 ± 2.3
  DCS 1.1 ± 0.6 0.9 ± 0.5 4.0 ± 0.8 3.7 ± 0.8 31.7 ± 2.4 31.8 ± 2.4 56.9 ± 3.2 56.8 ± 3.0 12.9 ± 1.6 13.2 ± 1.4 13.2 ± 1.0 13.6 ± 0.9 18.7 ± 3.3 9.7 ± 2.0
  NDCS 1.0 ± 0.7 1.0 ± 0.7 3.6 ± 1.0 3.5 ± 0.8 32.3 ± 2.5 32.2 ± 2.7 55.6 ± 2.7 55.4 ± 2.6 12.6 ± 1.5 13.2 ± 1.6 12.4 ± 1.3 12.6 ± 1.3 19.5 ± 3.3 9.9 ± 1.9
C6   1.6 ± 0.8 1.4 ± 0.7 4.4 ± 1.0 4.2 ± 1.0 32.0 ± 2.8 31.9 ± 2.8 55.2 ± 3.3 55.3 ± 3.2 12.7 ± 1.6 13.0 ± 1.5 13.1 ± 1.4 13.7 ± 1.4 27.1 ± 4.9 14.3 ± 4.2
  F 1.2 ± 0.8 1.2 ± 0.9 3.9 ± 1.0 3.9 ± 1.2 30.1 ± 1.9 30.3 ± 2.1 56.1 ± 2.1 55.9 ± 2.3 11.5 ± 0.8 12.0 ± 0.9 12.5 ± 1.7 12.7 ± 1.3 24.9 ± 4.4 13.5 ± 2.5
  M 1.8 ± 0.7 1.6 ± 0.6 4.7 ± 0.7 4.4 ± 0.7 33.2 ± 2.7 33.0 ± 2.7 54.6 ± 3.4 54.6 ± 3.6 13.4 ± 1.5 13.7 ± 1.4 13.5 ± 0.9 14.3 ± 1.1 28.4 ± 4.9 14.1 ± 2.6
  DCS 1.5 ± 0.6 1.4 ± 0.5 4.4 ± 0.8 4.2 ± 0.9 31.2 ± 2.6 30.5 ± 2.2 56.9 ± 3.6 57.1 ± 3.4 12.5 ± 1.6 12.7 ± 1.1 14.0 ± 1.1 14.1 ± 1.0 26.2 ± 4.0 13.6 ± 2.1
  NDCS 1.6 ± 0.8 1.4 ± 0.8 4.4 ± 1.0 4.2 ± 1.0 32.2 ± 2.8 32.4 ± 2.8 54.5 ± 2.6 54.6 ± 2.7 12.7 ± 1.6 13.1 ± 1.6 12.8 ± 1.3 13.5 ± 1.5 27.3 ± 5.2 14.2 ± 2.4
C7   2.9 ± 1.1 2.7 ± 1.0 5.9 ± 1.3 5.6 ± 1.3 33.7 ± 2.4 33.8 ± 2.6 55.1 ± 2.7 54.9 ± 2.6 12.7 ± 1.3 12.8 ± 1.4 10.6 ± 1.5 10.9 ± 1.4 35.2 ± 3.4 18.3 ± 3.0
  F 2.3 ± 1.0 2.3 ± 1.2 5.1 ± 1.3 5.0 ± 1.4 32.0 ± 1.7 32.0 ± 1.9 55.5 ± 2.6 56.1 ± 2.5 11.7 ± 0.8 11.9 ± 1.2 9.9 ± 1.4 10.4 ± 1.2 33.0 ± 3.5 16.8 ± 1.9
  M 3.2 ± 0.9 3.0 ± 0.8 6.4 ± 1.1 6.0 ± 0.9 34.9 ± 2.1 34.9 ± 2.4 54.7 ± 3.0 55.2 ± 3.1 13.3 ± 1.1 13.4 ± 1.2 10.9 ± 1.4 11.3 ± 1.3 36.6 ± 2.5 19.0 ± 1.8
  DCS 2.9 ± 1.0 2.6 ± 1.0 6.0 ± 1.3 5.6 ± 1.3 33.4 ± 2.4 33.0 ± 2.8 55.8 ± 2.2 56.0 ± 2.4 12.9 ± 1.1 13.2 ± 1.1 10.5 ± 1.4 11.0 ± 1.3 35.7 ± 2.6 17.5 ± 1.7
  NDCS 2.9 ± 1.1 2.7 ± 1.0 5.9 ± 1.4 5.6 ± 1.3 33.9 ± 2.4 34.0 ± 2.5 54.7 ± 2.4 55.0 ± 2.5 12.6 ± 1.3 12.7 ± 1.5 10.6 ± 1.6 10.9 ± 1.4 35.0 ± 3.6 17.5 ± 1.9
  1. LIW lamina inner width, LOW lamina outer width, LAL lamina axis length, LTA lamina transverse angle, LMTD lateral mass transverse diameter, LMLD lateral mass longitudinal diameter, SSPL sagittal spinous process length, ASPL axial spinous process, L left side, R right side, F female, M male, DCS developmental cervical stenosis, NDCS nondevelopmental cervical stenosis.