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How to identify Axis and Atlas of cervical spine

During physical inspection of upper cervical spine alignment, what process is used to reliably identify the first vertebrae (Atlas or C1) of the spine at the base of the skull. There is of course a ...
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Can spinal cord's C3 disc apply pressure on C7?

Part of a medical exam result reads: C3 to C7 mild posterior disc bulging with mild impression on dural sac is seen. (Image Credit: Wikipedia) Given the fact that C3 is followed by C4 in the ...