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Development and Functional Anatomy of the Spine and Spinal Cord

  • Hyun-Yoon Ko
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Abstract

Understanding the development and functional anatomy of the human spinal cord is a very important information for the management and rehabilitation of spinal cord injury patients as clinical medicine. Knowing the development of the spinal cord and other nervous systems, including the spine, dermatome and myotome formation through metamerism, allows us to better evaluate clinically and better understand the diseases or traumatic lesions that occur in spinal cord.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hyun-Yoon Ko
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  1. 1.Department of Rehabilitation MedicineRehabilitation Hospital, Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital, Pusan National University School of MedicineYangsanSouth Korea

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