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Table 1 Relationship between cervical spinal segments and vertebrae

From: MRI characteristics for “phantom” scratching in canine syringomyelia

Cervical Spinal cord segment Vertebral and intervertebral disc (IVD) relationship
C1 Craniocervical junction
C2 C2 dens and C1
C3 C1/C2, C2 and C2/C3 IVD
C4 C3 and C3/C4 IVD
C5 C4 and C4/C5 IVD
C6 C5 and C5/C6 IVD
C7 C6
C8 C6/C7 IVD, C7
  1. Relative position of cervical spinal segments and vertebrae in the dog [15]