Anatomy article structure (organ)
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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.
- blood supply and drainage:
Having information about normal variation as well as the frequency of such variation is key for radiological anatomy articles.
Helps understand variant anatomy and related pathology (e.g. Rathke cleft cyst).
History and etymology
This section should include information about the structure that may be important in clinical work. For example, an interventional procedure or surgical approach that involves an anatomical structure.
This section should include links to pertinent related pathology, particularly if the condition has an anatomical basis.
- usually best as a list
See the general article on the structure of an anatomy article here.