By Harold Ellis, Bari M. Logan, Adrian Dixon
First released in 1991, Human Sectional Anatomy set new criteria for the standard of cadaver sections and accompanying radiological pictures. Now in its 3rd version, this unsurpassed caliber is still and is additional more advantageous by way of a few helpful new fabric. As with the former versions, the wonderful full-color cadaver sections are in comparison with CT and MRI photographs, with accompanying, labelled line diagrams. a number of the radiological photos were changed with new examples, taken at the most recent apparatus to make sure very good visualization of the anatomy. thoroughly new web page spreads were extra to enhance the book's insurance, together with pictures taken utilizing multidetector CT know-how, and a few attractive 3D quantity rendered CT photos. The photographic fabric is better via necessary notes, prolonged for the 3rd variation, with info of significant anatomical and radiological gains.
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The vertebral artery (5) on the right side of this specimen is tortuous and bulges laterally between the transverse processes of the atlas and axis, a not uncommon feature in arteriosclerotic subjects. Each cervical vertebra bears its characteristic foramen transversarium (49) within its transverse process. The vertebral artery, with its accompanying vein, ascends through the foramina of C6 to C1 to gain access to the foramen magnum. Not uncommonly, the foramen transversarium is bifid, the larger opening of the two being for the vertebral artery and the smaller for the vein.
The middle terminal branch can be seen immediately in front of (4). The blood supply to the scalp is the richest of all areas of the skin and there are free anastomoses between its various branches. It is for this reason that a partially avulsed scalp flap is usually viable. View ■ Orientation Anterior Right Left Posterior 1 12 15 2 17 Axial computed tomogram (CT) HEAD Axial section 5 – Male 12 1 14 25 24 7 6 22 5 23 21 20 4 18 19 17 2 16 15 3 8 10 14 9 12 13 11 1 Frontal bone 2 Parietal bone 3 Skin and dense subcutaneous tissue 4 Temporal fascia 5 Temporalis 6 Pericranium 7 Branches of superficial temporal artery 8 Diploic vein 18 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Dura mater Arachnoid mater Sagittal suture Superior sagittal sinus Lunate sulcus Falx cerebri Cingulate gyrus Postcentral sulcus Central sulcus Roof of body of lateral ventricle 19 Corona radiata 20 Corpus callosum 21 Longitudinal fasciculus (corticocortical fibres) 22 Anterior cerebral artery (branches) 23 Forceps minor 24 Cingulate sulcus 25 Inferior sagittal sinus Axial section 5 – Male ■ Section level HEAD ■ Notes This section passes through the roof of the lateral ventricle (18).
This is because few cranial CT runs extend as caudal as this level. Moreover, artefacts from the amalgam of dental fillings often obscure this region. Bolus enhancement with intravenous iodinated contrast medium has opacified the major vessels (34–36) and assists in their identification. The submandibular salivary gland (40) lies against the ramus of the mandible (7) at its angle, separated by the medial pterygoid muscle (10). Its close relationship to the parotid gland (39) is well demonstrated; it is separated from the latter only by the fascial sheet of the stylomandibular ligament.