Bony landmarks of the back
One of the first things a student of anatomy should do before removing
the skin of a cadaver is to identify the bony landmarks seen or felt through
the skin. These landmarks frequently serve to identify structures related
to them. The major landmarks of the back are listed in the figure below.
Table of Contents for Upper Limb and Back
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