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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 05

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Sunday, November 19 2017.


In the fluoroscopic study shown above, what is the structure indicated by the really big red arrow?

 
        A) Straight sinus
 
        B) Internal cerebral vein
 
        C) Tranverse sinus
 
        D) Jugular bulb
 
        E) Sigmoid sinus
 

 


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A) straight sinus

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the tranverse sinus.  (See References)

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B) internal cerebral vein

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the tranverse sinus.  (See References)

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C) tranverse sinus

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the tranverse sinus.  (See References)

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D) jugular bulb

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the tranverse sinus.  (See References)

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E) sigmoid sinus

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The arrow in this fluoroscopic study is pointing to the tranverse 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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