Items tagged “anatomy”

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Fetal origin of the posterior cerebral artery

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Dalia Ibrahim
Published 21 Jan 2014
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CT
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Hepatic artery proper

The hepatic artery proper, also known as the proper hepatic artery (PHA), is the continuation of the common hepatic artery after it gives off the gastroduodenal artery. Just prior to the porta hepatis it divides into the left and right hepatic arteries. Gross anatomy Course The hepatic artery...
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Physeal anatomy - illustration

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 31 Jan 2014
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Diagram
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Acute submandibular sialadenitis secondary to ductal stone

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda
Published 03 Mar 2014
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CT
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Ligament of Wrisberg

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ayush Goel
Published 24 Mar 2014
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Radius

The radius (plural: radii) is one of the two long bones present in the forearm, located laterally in the supinated anatomical position. It has a smaller proximal end and enlarges to a larger distal end (opposite to the ulna).  Gross anatomy Osteology The proximal radius comprises the articula...
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Facial nerve anatomy - labeled CT

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 30 Apr 2014
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CT
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Anatomy of fetal eye

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Dr Rupesh Namdev
Published 11 May 2014
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Lacrimal gland

The lacrimal gland lies in the superolateral aspect of the orbit. It is part of the lacrimal apparatus and is responsible for tear production.  Gross anatomy The lacrimal gland is roughly almond-sized and located anteriorly in the superolateral aspect of the extraconal space of the orbit. It h...
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Internal capsule

The internal capsule is a deep subcortical structure that contains a concentration of afferent and efferent white matter projection fibers. Anatomically, this is an important area because of the high concentration of both motor and sensory projection fibers 1,2. Afferent fibers pass from cell bo...
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Nervus intermedius

The nervus intermedius, also known as intermediate nerve of Wrisberg, is a part of the facial nerve (CN VII) which contains somatic sensory, special sensory, and visceral motor (secretomotor) fibers 1. Gross anatomy Nuclei superior salivatory nucleus 7 forms the parasympathetic root (general...
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Bone terminology (diagram)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 17 Jun 2014
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Diagram
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Cavo-atrial junction (chest x-ray)

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Dr Henry Knipe
Published 24 Jun 2014
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Axis (C2)

The axis is the second cervical vertebra, commonly called C2. It is an atypical cervical vertebra with unique features and important relations that make it easily recognisable. Its most prominent feature is the odontoid process (or dens), which is embryologically the body of the atlas (C1) 1,2. ...
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Normal urethra

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Dr Ian Bickle
Published 04 Aug 2014
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Annotated imageFluoroscopy
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Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) anatomy illustrations

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Dr Matt Skalski
Published 08 Aug 2014
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Diagram
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Scapula

The scapula (plural: scapulae) is a roughly triangular shaped bone of the pectoral girdle with several articulations connecting to the humerus and clavicle.  Gross anatomy Osteology The main part of the scapula, the body, consists of a somewhat triangular-shaped flat blade, with an inferiorly...
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Cervical spine

The cervical spine (often shortened to C-spine) is the upper part of the spine extending from the skull base to the thorax at the level of the first vertebra with a rib attached to it. It normally consists of seven vertebrae. Its main function is to support the skull and maintain the relative po...
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C7 vertebra

The seventh cervical vertebra, C7, also known as the vertebra prominens, shares similar characteristics of the like typical cervical vertebra C3-C6, but has some distinct features making it one of the atypical vertebrae. The name vertebra prominens arises from its long spinous process, which is ...
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Typical cervical vertebrae

Of the seven cervical vertebrae, C3 through C6 have typical anatomy, while C7 looks very similar. C1 (atlas) and C2 (axis) have very distinct anatomical features. For a basic anatomic description of the structure a generic vertebra, see vertebrae. Gross anatomy small, oval-shaped vertebral bod...