McRae line

McRae line is a radiographic line drawn on a lateral skull radiograph or on a midsagittal section of CT or MRI that connects the anterior and posterior margins of the foramen magnum (basion to opisthion).


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Article information

rID: 25669
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • McRae's line

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: McRae line
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  • Figure 4: cerebellar tonsillar position
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