Items tagged “skull”

89 results found
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Calvarial thickening from chronic phenytoin use

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Bruno Lorensini
Published 29 Apr 2015
77% complete
CT
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Pneumatized dorsum sella

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 May 2015
60% complete
Annotated image
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Skull (PA view)

The skull PA view is a non-angled PA radiograph of the skull. This view provides an overview of the entire skull rather than attempting to highlight any one region. Patient position the patient is erect the patient's forehead is placed against the image detector allowing for the nose to be in...
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Skull PA view

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 28 May 2015
58% complete
DiagramX-ray
Article

Skull (AP view)

The skull AP view is a nonangled AP radiograph of the skull. This view provides an overview of the entire skull rather than attempting to highlight any one region. Patient position the back of patient's head is placed against the image detector Technical factors anterior-posterior projection...
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Skull AP view

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 29 May 2015
44% complete
X-rayDiagram
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Skull lateral view

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 30 May 2015
60% complete
X-rayDiagram
Article

Skull (lateral view)

The skull lateral view is a nonangled lateral radiograph of the skull. This view provides an overview of the entire skull rather than attempting to highlight any one region. Patient position the sagittal midline of the patient's head is parallel to the image detector sella turcica in profile ...
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Towne view (skull AP axial view)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 30 May 2015
60% complete
X-rayDiagram
Article

Skull (Towne view)

The Towne view is an angled AP radiograph of the skull, used to evaluate for fractures of the skull and neoplastic changes. The projection is used to visualize the petrous part of the pyramids, the dorsum sellae and the posterior clinoid processes, which are visible in the shadow of the foramen ...
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Frontal bone

The frontal bone is a skull bone that contributes to the cranial vault. It contributes to form part of the anterior cranial fossa. Gross anatomy The frontal bone has two portions: vertical portion (squama): has external/internal surfaces horizontal portion (orbital): has superior/inferior su...
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Parietal bone

The parietal bone is a paired, irregular, quadrilateral skull bone that forms the sides and roof of the cranium.  Gross anatomy The parietal bone has four borders, four angles, and external/internal surfaces. Borders include: frontal, sagittal, occipital (half of lambdoid suture), and squamou...
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Occipital bone

The occipital bone is a trapezoid skull bone that contributes to the posteroinferior part of the cranial vault. It is pierced by the foramen magnum, permitting communication from the cranial cavity to the vertebral canal Gross anatomy The occipital bone is composed of four parts: squamous par...
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Sphenoid bone

The sphenoid bone is located at the base of skull. Gross anatomy Parts of the sphenoid bone include: body greater wing lesser wing process and plates Articulations The sphenoid bone articulates with twelve bones. Unpaired bones include: frontal, ethmoid, vomer, and occipital. Paired bone...
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Bilateral thinning of the parietal bones

Bilateral thinning of the parietal bones, also known as biparietal osteodystrophy, is an uncommon, slowly progressive acquired disease of middle-aged people with slight female predilection. It is typically an incidental finding.  Pathology The etiology is unknown but is thought to be an age-re...
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Eosinophilic granuloma of the skull

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Chi Hau Tan
Published 23 Feb 2016
92% complete
CTMRI
Article

Zygomaticomaxillary suture

The zygomaticomaxillary suture is between the zygomatic process of the maxilla and the maxillary process of the zygomatic bone. They are often involved in zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) fractures.
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Chronic phenytoin use

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hein Els
Published 31 May 2016
48% complete
CT
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Normal anatomy reverse Towne view

 Diagnosis not applicable
A/Prof Sergio Uribe
Published 05 Jul 2016
29% complete
X-ray
Article

Squamosal suture

The squamosal or squamous suture is the cranial suture between the temporal and parietal bones bilaterally. From the pterion, it extends posteriorly, curves inferiorly and continues as the parietotemporal suture. Along with growth of the pterion, the asterion and at the frontozygomatic suture, ...

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