Sitting duck appearance (jugular foramen)

The sitting duck appearance denotes the normal anatomical configuration of the jugular foramen:

  • the head of the duck (pointing backwards on the right side) represents the anteromedial pars nervosa
  • the body of the duck representing the pars vascularis
Inspired signs

Article information

rID: 6922
System: Head & Neck
Section: Signs, Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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