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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 05

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Friday, November 24 2017.


In the magnetic resonance venogram shown above, what is the structure indicated by the great big red arrow?

 
        A) Torcula
 
        B) Superior sagittal sinus
 
        C) Tranverse sinus
 
        D) Sigmoid sinus
 
        E) Transverse sinus
 

 


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A) torcula

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The arrow in this magnetic resonance venogram is pointing to the superior sagittal sinus.  (See References)

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B) superior sagittal sinus

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The arrow in this magnetic resonance venogram is pointing to the superior sagittal sinus.  (See References)

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C) tranverse sinus

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The arrow in this magnetic resonance venogram is pointing to the superior sagittal sinus.  (See References)

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D) sigmoid sinus

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The arrow in this magnetic resonance venogram is pointing to the superior sagittal sinus.  (See References)

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E) transverse sinus

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The arrow in this magnetic resonance venogram is pointing to the superior sagittal sinus.  (See References)

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References:

1. Sandhu, J.S., and Wakhloo, A.K. (2004). Neuroangiographic anatomy and common cerebrovascular diseases. In Bradley, W.G., Daroff, R.B., Fenichel, G.M., and Jankovic, J. (Eds.). Neurology in Clinical Practice, Fourth Edition. Butterworth Heinemann, Philadelphia, pp. 625-643 (ISBN:0750674695).Advertising:
2. Duane E. Haines; special contributions by John A. Lancon; illustrator, M. P. Schenk; photographer, G. W. Armstrong. Neuroanatomy: an atlas of structures, sections, and systems. Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2004. (ISBN:0781746779)Advertising:
3. David L. Felten, Ralph F., Md. Jozefowicz, Frank H., Md. Netter, . Netter's Atlas of Human Neuroscience. ICON Learning Systems (ISBN:1929007167)Advertising:
4. Robert I. Grossman, David M. Yousem. Neuroradiology: the requisites. Philadelphia, Pa. : Mosby, c2003. (ISBN:032300508X)Advertising:
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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 05
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Created: 10/13/2007
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