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Standard medium to long article structure

The standard medium to long article structure is in many ways the structure of the 'average' article in, and can be thought of as the basis for all other types of articles. A consistent article structure is important to keep uniformity across the whole site, thus a similar structure to all articles is preferred. 

The following structure should be used in most instances, except for the following specific special purpose articles:


The standard medium to long article structure is broken down into a set of 9 standard sections, always presented in this order: 

  1. introduction
  2. epidemiology
  3. clinical presentation
  4. pathology
  5. radiographic features
  6. treatment and prognosis
  7. etymology
  8. differential diagnosis
  9. practical pearls and pitfalls

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