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Cerebrovascular Anatomy 05

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, October 13 2007 by jdmiles

Last modified on Saturday, September 23 2017.


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

 
        A) Transverse sinus
 
        B) Straight sinus
 
        C) Torcula
 
        D) Superior sagittal sinus
 
        E) Internal cerebral vein
 

 


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A) transverse sinus

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

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B) straight sinus

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

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C) torcula

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

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D) superior sagittal sinus

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

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E) internal cerebral vein

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The arrow in this magnetic resonance venogram is pointing 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. 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
Question ID: 10130702
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 10/13/2007
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