Development of the Bone


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  • Occipitalization of atlas vertebra occurs due to fusion of atlas vertebra with occipital bone.
  • Sacralization of the fifth lumbar vertebra occurs due to partial or complete fusion of the fifth lumbar vertebra with the sacrum.
  • Congenital scoliosis can occur due to hemivertebra.
  • Spina bifida is a large gap in vertebrae dorsally that occurs when two embryonic neural arches fail to fuse with each other.
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