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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 04

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Thursday, August 6 2020.


In the fluoroscopic study shown above, what is the structure indicated by the blatantly obvious red arrow?

 
        A) Torcula
 
        B) Superior sagittal sinus
 
        C) Tranverse sinus
 
        D) Left common carotid artery
 
        E) Left carotid bifurcation
 

 


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A) torcula

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the torcula (also called the confluence of sinuses).  (See References)

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B) superior sagittal sinus

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the torcula (also called the confluence of sinuses).  (See References)

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C) tranverse sinus

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the torcula (also called the confluence of sinuses).  (See References)

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D) left common carotid artery

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the torcula (also called the confluence of sinuses).  (See References)

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E) left carotid bifurcation

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the torcula (also called the confluence of sinuses).  (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 04
Question ID: 10130701
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/13/2007
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