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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 03

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Friday, October 12 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Friday, October 12 2007.

Which of the following images shows the sigmoid sinus?

 
        A)

 
        B)

 
        C)

 
        D)

 
        E)

 

 


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A)


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The arrow this image points to the sigmoid sinus.  (See References)

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B)


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The arrow in this image points to the straight sinus.  (See References)

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C)


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The arrow this image points to the torcula (also called the confluence of sinuses).  (See References)

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D)


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The arrow this image points to the jugular bulb.  (See References)

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E)


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The arrow this image points to the transverse 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. David L. Felten, Ralph F., Md. Jozefowicz, Frank H., Md. Netter, . . ICON Learning Systems (ISBN:1929007167) Advertising:
3. 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:
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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 03
Question ID: 101207116
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/12/2007
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