Anatomy article structure

Articles pertaining to normal anatomy require a different structure, and the following subheadings are recommended:

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As with all other articles, the introductory paragraph should introduce the anatomical term and aim to give an interesting summary. The first sentence should contain the title of the article in bold

  • location: (this first bullet point will depend on the anatomical structure)
  • blood supply:
  • innvervation:
  • relations:
Articulations
Attachments
Musculotendinous
Ligamentous
Relations and/or Boundaries

Having information about normal variation as well as the frequency of such variation is key for radiological anatomy articles.

Plain radiograph
Ultrasound
CT
MRI
Nuclear medicine

Development, both fetal, neonatal and paediatric, is key to understanding pathology in children.

Whenever appropriate, this section can clarify the etymology of an anatomical term or elaborate on the historical context of the term's name or eponym.

This section should include links to pertinent related pathology, particularly if the condition has an anatomical basis. 

  • usually best as a list

See separate articles below for these specific anatomic structures:

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rID: 17893
Section: Anatomy
Tags: help, anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Anatomy article help

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