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Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 879645, 9 pages
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Research Article

Characterization of Individuals with Sacroiliac Joint Bridging in a Skeletal Population: Analysis of Degenerative Changes in Spinal Vertebrae

1Department of Macroscopic Anatomy, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan
3Department of Oral Anatomy and Dental Anthropology, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan

Received 16 April 2014; Accepted 27 July 2014; Published 8 September 2014

Academic Editor: Haining Zhang

Copyright © 2014 Takeshi Imamura et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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