Cranial X-ray Anatomy

2021-06-30 03:45 PM

Skull bones and joints. X-ray anatomy of the skull straight, inclined. Radiographic anatomy of the skull in the posterior fossa (Towns) position, Blondeau and Hirtz. 

Skull bones and joints

Skull bones and skull joints.

Figure: Skull bones and skull joints.

X-ray anatomy of the skull straight, inclined

X-ray anatomy of the straight skull.

Figure: X-ray anatomy of the straight skull.

1. frontal bone.

2. mandible.

3. maxillary bone.

4. cheekbone.

5. eye socket.

6. eye socket.

7. sphenoid.

8. nasal bone.

X-ray anatomy of the skull

Image: X-ray anatomy of the skull.

1. frontal bone.

2. mandible.

3. maxilla.

4. zygomatic.

5. sphenoid.

6. parietal.

7. temporal bone.

8. zygomatic arch.

9. mastoid.

10. mastoid

Radiographic anatomy of the skull in the posterior fossa (Towns) position, Blondeau and Hirtz

Anatomical landmarks on the posterior fossa position (towns)

Figure: Anatomical landmarks on the posterior fossa position (towns).

Anatomical landmark in the anterior sinus position (Blondeau)

Figure: Anatomical landmark in the anterior sinus position (Blondeau).

Anatomical landmarks on skull base (Hirtz) position

Figure: Anatomical landmarks on skull base (Hirtz) position.

Diagram of cerebral arteries and veins on cerebral angiography

Vascular diagram from the aorta, head neck

Figure: Vascular diagram from the aorta, head neck.

1. common carotid artery.

2. internal carotid artery.

3. external carotid artery.

4. brachial artery.

5. axillary artery.

6. vertebral artery.

8. ascending aorta.

9. orifice of the artery.

Circuit diagram of the Willis polygon area

Figure: Circuit diagram of the Willis polygon area.

1. internal carotid artery.

2. anterior cerebral artery.

3. middle cerebral artery.

4. posterior communicating artery.

5. basilar artery.

6. vertebral artery.

7. posterior cerebral artery.

8. anterior communicating artery.

9. superior and anterior cerebellar arteries.

The root divides the common carotid artery, the internal and external arteries

Figure: The root divides the common carotid artery, the internal and external arteries.

1. common carotid artery.

2. external carotid artery.

3. internal carotid artery.

Distribution of anterior and middle cerebral arteries on straight film

Figure: Distribution of anterior and middle cerebral arteries on straight film.

1. superior stony margin.

2. superior orbital margin.

4. internal carotid siphon.

5.6. choroidal plexus artery.

7.8. anterior cerebral artery.

9. sylvania artery.

10. cephalic artery striatum.

11. middle cerebral artery.

Distribution of anterior and middle cerebral arteries on lateral radiographs

Figure: Distribution of anterior and middle cerebral arteries on lateral radiographs.

1. aortic siphon.

2. anterior choroidal plexus artery.

3. anterior cerebral artery.

4. corpus callosum.

5. marginal callus artery.

6. ascending temporal cortical branch.

7. Arterial folds in the Sylvian valley.

8. superior island line.

Diagram of the venous sinuses in the skull

Figure: Diagram of the venous sinuses in the skull.

1. internal cerebral vein.

2. thalamus vein.

3. basilar vein.

4. superior sagittal sinus.

5. lateral venous sinus.

Diagram of brain lobes and anatomy on Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance

Anatomy corresponding brain lobes

Figure: Anatomy corresponding brain lobes.

Diagram of a CT scan of the skull.

Figure: Diagram of a CT scan of the skull.

Anatomy image through the midline

Figure: Anatomy image through the midline.

Cross-sectional image of the median longitudinal plane on MRI.

Figure: Cross-sectional image of the median longitudinal plane on MRI.

Cross-section of the frontal plane on MRI

Figure: Cross-section of the frontal plane on MRI.

Cut through the axial plane on CT

Figure: Cut through the axial plane on CT.